Coronavirus cases in Canada, number of deaths continues to decrease as death rate approaches 8,000 – National

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Canada recorded 405 new cases of coronavirus and 34 deaths on Thursday, bringing the death toll to nearly 8,000.The latest figures bring the national figures to over 97,500 cases and 7,994 deaths. More than 57,000 people have recovered and more than 2.1 million tests have been performed.

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Ontario reported almost half the daily workload of COVID-19, with 203 cases and 12 new deaths, bringing the provincial death toll to over 31,000 cases, including nearly 26,000 recoveries and nearly 2,500 deaths.

Quebec recorded 144 new cases and 24 new deaths. The province now has over 53,000 COVID-19 cases and over 5,000 deaths. More than 20,000 people are considered recovered.

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Alberta has reported 40 new cases and no new deaths, leaving the province with a total of 7,316 cases and 149 deaths.

British Columbia has announced 14 new laboratory confirmed cases and no new deaths, bringing the total to almost 2,700 cases and 167 deaths. Thursday marked the sixth consecutive day that there have been no deaths in the province.

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New Brunswick was the only Atlantic province to register new cases, announcing two, for a total of 153. This includes one death and more than 120 recoveries.

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Saskatchewan also reported two new cases, bringing its total to 660 cases, 13 deaths and more than 620 recoveries.

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Nova Scotia has a total of four active COVID-19 cases in the province, with 995 of 1,061 cases recovering. Sixty-two people have died since the start of the pandemic.

Manitoba had its sixth day in a row with no new cases to report. The province recorded 289 cases, including 286 recoveries and seven deaths.










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Newfoundland and Labrador had no new cases to report. On Thursday, the province had two active cases, totaling 261 and three deaths.

The 27 cases in Prince Edward Island have been settled for weeks now. The same is true for the Northwest Territories and the Yukon. Nunavut remains the only place in Canada that has not yet reported a positive COVID-19 case.

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The virus has caused nearly 7.5 million cases worldwide and more than 420,000 deaths, according to data tracked by Johns Hopkins University.

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