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The number of new coronavirus cases in Canada topped 118,000 on Wednesday, as the country recorded 396 new cases.Provincial and territorial health officials have also confirmed that four other people have died from the COVID-19 outbreak.

Since the virus was first detected in Wuhan, China in December 2019, it has killed 8,962 people in Canada.

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Ontario health officials reported 86 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, but said no one had died from the virus anymore.

New infections bring the province’s total to 39,714.

Since the start of the pandemic. 2,235,697 virus tests were performed and 35,747 people who tested positive have recovered.

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In Quebec – the province hardest hit by the pandemic – 155 new cases were confirmed on Wednesday.

The province also reported two new deaths.








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So far, 5,687 people have died from COVID-19 in Quebec. Another 50,866 people recovered after falling ill.

Two new cases of the coronavirus have been confirmed in Manitoba, but health officials said there were no more deaths.

A total of 94,984 people have been tested for COVID-19 in that province, and 432 people who contracted it have recovered.

Meanwhile, in Saskatchewan, eight new cases have been confirmed, bringing the provincial total to 1,376.

However, health officials said no new deaths associated with COVID-19 have occurred.

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Since the start of the pandemic, 105,065 tests have been administered in Saskatchewan and 1,113 people with positive results have recovered.

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New Brunswick health officials have confirmed four new cases of the coronavirus, but said no one else has died.

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A total of 53,699 people have been tested there for COVID-19 and 168 people have recovered after contracting the virus.

Nova Scotia has not reported any new cases of COVID-19. The death toll in the province remained at 64.

So far, 1,005 people have recovered from the virus and 65,849 tests have been performed.

Newfoundland has also not reported any new cases or deaths associated with the virus.

Health officials have performed a total of 26,010 tests for COVID-19 in Newfoundland, and 263 people have recovered from the infections.










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The latest data from Prince Edward Island, released Tuesday, indicates that the number of cases in the province has remained at 36. All of the island’s cases are considered recovered.

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A total of 20,530 people have been tested for the virus on the island.

In British Columbia, health officials said 47 new COVID-19 infections were confirmed as of Wednesday, bringing the total number of cases in the province to 3,834. No new deaths have been reported.

Thirty-eight of the province’s total cases are considered “epidemiologically linked,” meaning they have not been confirmed by laboratory tests.

A total of 3,228 people have recovered from COVID-19 in British Columbia

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Alberta has seen 94 new cases of the coronavirus and health officials have said two more people have died.

More than 727,000 tests have been done in Alberta and, since the start of the pandemic, 9,891 people who have become ill have recovered.

Northwest Territories health officials reported no new cases on Wednesday or no new deaths.

The five confirmed cases in the territory are considered recovered.










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Yukon officials also did not report a new case on Wednesday. The territory has not yet recorded any deaths linked to the virus.

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A total of 1,769 COVID-19 tests have been performed in the Yukon and 11 people have recovered after falling ill.

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According to the latest data released by Nunavut health officials on July 29, the territory has yet to see a case of the novel coronavirus.

Global cases exceed 18.6 million

As of 8 p.m. ET Wednesday, there were a total of 18,650,322 cases of the novel coronavirus worldwide, according to a count from Johns Hopkins University.

The virus has killed 703,320 in total.










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The United States remained the epicenter of the virus on Wednesday with a total of 4,802,275 infections.

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A total of 157,551 people have died in the United States

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