Today’s Coronavirus News: Toronto Considering Homeless Plan; India becomes second hardest-hit country behind the United States


The last coronavirus news from Canada and around the world on Sunday. This file will be updated throughout the day. Web links to longer stories if available.

6 h: The growing number of coronavirus cases in India made the Asian giant the second most affected country in the world behind the United States on Monday, as its efforts to avert the economic disaster of the pandemic gain urgency.

The 90,802 cases added in the past 24 hours pushed India’s total ahead of Brazil with more than 4.2 million cases. India is now only behind the United States, where more than 6.2 million people have been infected, according to Johns Hopkins University.

4 am: Toronto is considering an ambitious new plan to tackle homelessness as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to exacerbate the problem.

In a draft report developed by the Shelter, Support and Housing Administration in collaboration with Centraide, city officials proposed a number of potential strategies to get people off the streets and keep them housed.

4 am: The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada at 4:00 a.m. EDT on September 7, 2020:

There are 131,894 confirmed cases in Canada.

_ Quebec: 63,497 confirmed (including 5,769 deaths, 55,871 resolved)

_ Ontario: 43,161 confirmed (including 2,813 deaths, 38,958 resolved)

_ Alberta: 14,474 confirmed (including 242 deaths, 12,799 resolved)

_ British Columbia: 6,162 confirmed (including 211 deaths, 4,706 resolved)

_ Saskatchewan: 1651 confirmed (including 24 deaths, 1579 resolved)

_ Manitoba: 1,323 confirmed (including 16 deaths, 898 resolved)

_ Nova Scotia: 1,085 confirmed (including 65 deaths, 1,015 resolved)

_ Newfoundland and Labrador: 269 confirmed (including 3 deaths, 265 resolved)

_ New Brunswick: 192 confirmed (including 2 deaths, 186 resolved)

_ Prince Edward Island: 47 confirmed (including 44 resolved)

_ Yukon: 15 confirmed (including 15 resolved)

_ Repatriated Canadians: 13 confirmed (including 13 resolved)

_ Northwest Territories: 5 confirmed (including 5 resolved)



_ Nunavut: no confirmed case

_ Total: 131,894 (0 presumption, 131,894 confirmed including 9,145 deaths, 116,354 resolved)

Read Sunday’s rolling record.


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