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Canada reported 147 new cases of COVID-19 on Monday and two new deaths as the country celebrated Civic Day amid the novel coronavirus pandemic.However, only a handful of provinces released new numbers on Monday, and many have chosen to wait until after the holidays to do so.

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Ontario did not release new COVID-19 related data on Monday, saying the province would provide an update Tuesday after the long weekend.

But the latest data released by the province on Sunday shows Ontario has recorded a total of 39,449 cases of the virus.

And a total of 2,778 people in the province have died from COVID-19 since the start of the pandemic.

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Ontario recorded 116 new cases of the novel coronavirus and one new death on Sunday.

Meanwhile, health officials in Quebec – the province most affected by the pandemic – said 123 new cases of COVID-19 had been confirmed on Monday.

Health officials said two more people had died from the virus.

So far, 50,866 people have recovered from COVID-19 infections in Quebec.








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Prince Edward Island did not release any new coronavirus data on Monday.

The latest data released by the province on July 28 shows the island has recorded a total of 36 cases and has performed 19,160 tests for the virus.

Nova Scotia health officials reported no new cases of the virus on Monday and said no new deaths had occurred.

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So far, the province has tested 65,483 people for the virus and 1,005 people have recovered from infections.

New Brunswick has not reported any new cases of the novel coronavirus and health officials said no additional deaths occurred on Monday.

The province has performed a total of 53,243 tests for COVID-19 and health officials said 168 people have recovered after being infected with the virus.

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Newfoundland and Labrador health officials said no new cases of COVID-19 were identified as of Monday and the province has not seen any more deaths associated with the virus.

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Since the start of the pandemic, 25,452 people have been tested for the virus in the province and 259 people have recovered.

Saskatchewan recorded 17 new cases of the virus on Monday, but health officials reported no new deaths.

So far, 103,591 tests for COVID-19 have been performed in Saskatchewan and 1,089 people have recovered from the virus.

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In a tweet on Monday, Manitoba health officials said seven new cases of the novel coronavirus had been identified on Monday.

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The new cases bring the total number of positive and probable laboratory-confirmed infections in the province to 442.

Health officials have not released further details on the last seven cases – instead, the province said it would release more information on Tuesday, after the long weekend.

Alberta has not released new data on COVID-19 on the holiday.

However, according to the latest figures released on Friday, the province has recorded a total of 10,843 cases and 196 deaths.

As of Friday, 9,621 people have recovered from COVID-19 in Alberta and 685,297 tests have been completed.

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No new data was released in British Columbia on Monday either.

Since the start of the pandemic, British Columbia has recorded 3,641 cases of the new coronavirus.

The latest figures released on Friday indicate that the death toll in the province stood at 195.

So far, 265,004 tests for COVID-19 have been performed in British Columbia.










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Northwest Territories health officials also did not release new data on COVID-19 on Monday.

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But on Friday, the territory had seen a total of five cases of the new coronavirus, all considered recovered.

Since the start of the pandemic, health officials in the Northwest Territories have administered 3,227 tests for COVID-19.

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Yukon health officials also did not release new data on Monday.

As of Friday, the territory had seen a total of 14 cases of the virus.

Yukon health officials have tested 1,612 for the virus and 11 people have recovered from infections.

According to the latest data from Nunavut – released July 29 – the territory has yet to see its first confirmed case of the virus.

18 million cases worldwide

Meanwhile, the novel coronavirus pandemic took another grim milestone on Monday, with the number of cases worldwide surpassing 18 million.

According to a John’s Hopkins University count, as of 8 p.m. ET, there were a total of 18,178,736 cases of the virus worldwide.

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Since the virus was first detected late last year, it has killed 691,111.

The United States remained the epicenter of the virus on Monday with 4,710,282 cases.

A total of 155,331 people have died from COVID-19 in the United States

-With files from Erik Pindera from Global News

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