Coronavirus: Canada adds 2,787 new cases, breaking yesterday’s record – National


Coronavirus cases rose by 2,787 in Canada on Thursday, breaking the latest daily record set the day before, while deaths rose by 33.The increases bring the national total of cases in Canada to 208,933 and deaths to 9,862.

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Quebec reported 1,033 cases on Thursday, bringing its total to 97,231 cases. There are currently 553 hospitalized in the province, down 12 from yesterday, including 101 in intensive care, up 7 from the previous day.

The province has also reported 20 deaths, eight of which occurred in the past 24 hours. The virus has killed 6,094 people in the province to date.

Ontario reported 841 new cases on Thursday, the second largest increase in cases to date, bringing the province’s total to 67,527 cases.

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There are now 6,390 active cases in the province with 270 people hospitalized, 74 in intensive care unit and 48 in ventilated ICU.

Nine deaths also reportedly brought the death toll to 3,071 in the province.

In the west, British Columbia announced 274 new cases, breaking the previous day’s previous record of 203 for most new cases in the province.

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The province now has 1,920 active cases with 71 hospitalizations, including 24 in intensive care.

Officials said many of the new cases were the result of social gatherings, such as weddings and funerals, and some due to “large” Thanksgiving gatherings.

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No new deaths were reported, which kept BC’s toll at 256.

Meanwhile, Alberta has reported 406 new cases, breaking the 400 mark for the first time in the pandemic. There are now 3,519 active cases.

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No new deaths have been reported.

Saskatchewan reported 60 new cases Thursday to bring its total to 2,558, with 509 active cases and 21 people currently in hospital, including three in ICUs.

No new deaths have been reported to add to the 25 in the province.

Manitoba announced the deadliest day of the pandemic in the province, with four new deaths to add to the total of 47, the vast majority of which have occurred in recent weeks.

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The province added 147 new cases, with 42 hospitalizations and eight in intensive care – its highest hospitalization rate to date in the pandemic.

In the Atlantic bubble, Nova Scotia has announced no new cases to add to its four active cases without hospitalization. The province has recorded a total of 1,097 cases and 65 deaths.

New Brunswick, however, reported three new cases Thursday to bring its total to 322, with 81 active cases and five hospitalizations, including one in an ICU. No new deaths were added to his total of four.

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Newfoundland and Labrador also added a new case to bring its total to 288, and no new deaths.

No new cases or deaths have been reported in Prince Edward Island or any of the territories.

The coronavirus has infected 41,561,983 people worldwide to date and killed 1,135,289, according to Johns Hopkins University.

– With files from Global News staff

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