Coronavirus: Canada adds 870 new cases, 6 deaths in past 24 hours – National

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Canada added 870 new cases of the coronavirus on Thursday, but the national number of cases increased by 248 more cases with delayed notification, bringing the national total to 140,752.Six new deaths were also reported nationwide in the past 24 hours, plus one earlier in the week in Quebec, bringing the total to 9,200.

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Ontario reported 293 new cases Thursday, a slight decrease from the 315 reported the day before.

Three more deaths in the province brought its toll to 2,825, and resolved cases increased by 179 from the previous day.

Fifty-three people are currently hospitalized, against nine on Wednesday, while 21 patients are in intensive care, against one Wednesday, including 12 on a ventilator.

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Quebec increases the level of coronavirus alert in several regions including Montreal

Quebec increases the level of coronavirus alert in several regions including Montreal

Quebec has reported 251 new cases in the past 24 hours, but added 499 cases on Thursday due to a delay in reporting from the start of the week, bringing its total to 66,356 cases.

The province has now reported an average of 300 new infections per day last week.

“You have to be careful everywhere,” said Health Minister Christian Dubé.

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Two deaths have occurred in the province in the past 24 hours and another was recorded earlier in the week.

The number of hospitalizations in the province has skyrocketed since Wednesday, from six to 136, with 29 patients in intensive care, up from three a day earlier.

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In British Columbia, 165 new cases of coronavirus have been reported, setting a new one-day high out of 139 recorded last week. Two of these cases are considered to be linked to the ear.










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There are now 1,705 active cases in the province, a record for them.

Another death would bring the total to 210.

However, hospitalizations dropped from 60 patients to 57, including 22 in intensive care.

In Alberta, 146 new cases were reported, bringing the number of active cases in the province to 1,403, including 41 in hospital and eight in intensive care unit. No new deaths have been reported.

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Saskatchewan added seven new cases, while a case on Wednesday was withdrawn after it was found to be a non-resident of Saskatchewan.

There are currently 109 active cases and five hospital patients in the province, all in Saskatoon. No new deaths have been reported.

Manitoba reported 11 new cases on Thursday and currently has 293 active cases including 10 in hospital and 2 in intensive care. No new deaths have been reported.










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New Brunswick reported no new cases on Thursday and said there were currently two active cases there.

Nova Scotia has continued its streak of no new cases, for up to 10 days now.

No new cases have been reported in the territories.

There have been 30,019,763 confirmed cases worldwide so far, according to Johns Hopkins University, and 943,515 deaths.

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– With files from Global News staff

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