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In Ontario, 790 new cases of respiratory illness have been reported and health officials said nine more people have died.
The new figures bring the total number of cases in the province to 66,686 and bring its death toll to 3,062.
however, 57,325 people have recovered after contracting the virus, while 4,746,972 people have been tested.
Meanwhile, in Quebec, 1,072 new cases of the coronavirus have been reported, and health officials said 19 more people have died, bringing the total number of deaths in the province to 6,074.
Since the start of the pandemic, 81,267 people recovered after becoming ill, while 2,861,156 virus tests were administered.
Manitoba added 135 new cases on Wednesday and one more death.
The province, which has now reported 3,626 cases of the virus performed a total of 230,641 tests.
To date, 1,809 people have recovered in Manitoba.
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Fifty-seven new cases were detected in Saskatchewan, bringing the total number of infections in the province to 2,496.
However, the death toll remained at 25 on Tuesday.
Nowadays, 2,002 people have recovered from COVID-19 infection, while 238,013 people have been tested.
New Brunswick health officials have announced that six new cases of the virus have been detected, for a total of 319 infections.
Another person has also died in the province, bringing the death toll to four.
Until now, 223 people have recovered from COVID-19 in New Brunswick, while a total of 94,322 tests have been administered.
No new cases or deaths have been reported in Nova Scotia, meaning that the number of cases and the number of deaths in the province remained at 1,097 and 65 respectively.
Since the start of the pandemic, 1,027 people have recovered from the virus and 106,979 tests have been performed.
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Prince Edward Island did not report new coronavirus data on Wednesday, but the latest figures released on Tuesday indicate a total of 64 cases have been confirmed in the province.
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Of these infections, 61 are considered to have recovered.
As of Tuesday, 42,377 tests had been administered on the island.
Newfoundland reported no new cases or deaths linked to COVID-19 on Wednesday.
The province has seen 287 cases and four deaths to date.
Among these cases, 274 are considered resolved.
More than 49,500 tests have been performed to date.
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Two hundred new infections were detected in British Columbia on Wednesday, setting a new provincial record for the highest increase in one day.
Health officials also said two more people died after testing positive for COVID-19.
The province has now seen a total of 11,841 cases and 256 deaths.
Provincial health officials have also reported three epidemiologically linked cases, meaning they have yet to be confirmed by a laboratory.
Since the start of the pandemic, 9,993 people have recovered from the virus in British Columbia, while 736,637 people have been tested.
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In Alberta, 406 new cases were identified and health officials said three more people had died, bringing the total number of deaths to 296.
Nowadays, 1,668,265 people have been tested for respiratory disease.
Two new cases in the territories
Two new cases of the novel coronavirus have been reported in the Northwest Territories, bringing the total number of cases in the region to eight.
Five of these infections are considered resolved. To date, 6,000 people have been tested.
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Meanwhile, Yukon health officials have not reported any new cases of COVID-19.
Fifteen of the 17 cases in the territory are considered recovered and a total of 3,814 tests have been administered.
Nunavut has yet to see a confirmed case of the virus.
Global cases exceed 41 million
The novel coronavirus pandemic took another milestone on Wednesday, with the number of infections worldwide surpassing 41 million.
As of 8 p.m. ET, there were a total of 41,088,902 cases worldwide, according to a Johns Hopkins University tally.
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The virus, first detected in Wuhan, China at the end of last year, has killed 1,128,701 so far.
The United States has been hardest hit by the pandemic, reporting more than 8.3 million cases.
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More than 221,000 people have died in the United States after testing positive for COVID-19.
India experienced the second highest number of infections with 7,651,107 confirmed cases.
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