To date, the virus has killed 10,336 people in Canada.
In a series of tweets on Wednesday, Canada’s Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Theresa Tam said that as infection rates, hospitalizations and deaths continue to accelerate in parts of the country, Canada must “act now!”
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«Réduisez les contacts en personne lorsque / là où vous pouvez & TOUJOURS utiliser des précautions individuelles», a-t-elle écrit.
Tam a déclaré que nos décisions et nos actions décideront maintenant de l’impact du virus sur notre «bien-être social et économique» cet automne et cet hiver.
Nouveaux cas dans les provinces
En Ontario, 987 nouveaux cas ont été signalés mercredi et les responsables de la santé ont déclaré que 16 autres personnes étaient décédées.
Les nouvelles infections portent le nombre total de cas de la province à 79.692 et le nombre de morts à 3.182.
À ce jour, 68 189 personnes se sont rétablies d’infections au COVID-19 en Ontario, tandis que 5 228 814 personnes ont été testées.
Pendant ce temps, au Québec, 1029 nouveaux cas ont été détectés, portant le nombre de cas de la province à 109.918.
Les autorités sanitaires ont également déclaré que 33 autres personnes étaient décédées après avoir été testées positives pour le virus.
Depuis le début de la pandémie, le coronavirus a revendiqué 6 350 vivent au Québec.
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however, 94,101 people have recovered after becoming ill and 3,189,737 tests for COVID-19 have been administered.
Thirty-three new cases have been reported in Saskatchewan, but health officials said no additional deaths have been reported.
To date, the province has seen 3,408 confirmed cases of the virus and 25 deaths.
More … than 2,580 people have recovered from new coronavirus infections, while 271,198 have been tested.
Manitoba recorded 374 new cases of coronavirus and two new deaths on Wednesday.
New infections bring the number of cases and the number of deaths in the province to 6,751 and 87 respectively.
Health officials have finished 268,504 tests since the start of the pandemic and 2,892 people have recovered after contracting the virus.
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In British Columbia, 328 new laboratory-confirmed cases and one new death were detected, bringing the number of deaths to 273.
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The province has now seen 15,871 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and an additional 264 “epidemiologically linked” cases, which were not confirmed by testing. However, 12,659 are considered resolved.
A total of 864,963 people have been tested for the virus.
Alberta reported 515 new cases on Wednesday, bringing the province’s total to 30,447 confirmed cases of respiratory disease.
The death toll also rose to 343 after five more people were confirmed to have died after contracting the virus.
However, 23,874 of people have recovered from COVID-19 infections, while 1,842,754 have been tested to date.
Three new cases have been reported in New Brunswick, but health officials said no one else has died.
To date, the province has recorded 347 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and six deaths.
Until there, 313 people have recovered from coronavirus infections and 104,609 tests have been performed.
Meanwhile, four new infections have been reported in Nova Scotia, bringing the total number of cases to 1,118.
The death toll in the province, however, remained at 65.
Nowadays, 115,155 tests were administered in Nova Scotia and 1,033 people recovered from illness.
Newfoundland added a new case on Wednesday, but officials said no one else had died.
The province, which saw 292 cases and four deaths, administered 53,472 tests for COVID-19.
Until now, 285 people have recovered after catching the virus.
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Prince Edward Island did not release new data on COVID-19 on Wednesday, but the latest figures released on Tuesday show all 64 confirmed cases have been resolved.
From Tuesday on, 46,860 tests were administered on the island.
No new cases or deaths associated with COVID-19 were reported in the Yukon on Wednesday.
The territory has seen 23 cases and one death. Health officials have administered 4,114 tests for COVID-19 to date.
Until there, 20 people have recovered in the Yukon after falling ill.
No new cases or deaths have been detected in the Northwest Territories either.
Nine of the 10 confirmed cases in the territory are considered resolved.
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By Wednesday, a total of 6,611 tests were performed.
Meanwhile, Nunavut still considers itself free from COVID-19 cases.
The health authorities administered 3,681 tests for the virus.
Global cases reach 48 million
Since the virus was first detected late last year, it has killed 1,224,111.
The United States remained the epicenter of the virus on Wednesday, with more than 9.4 million infections.
To date, 233,663 people have died in the United States after testing positive for the virus.