This interactive map compares the coronavirus situation in British Columbia to that of the rest of Canada (MAP)

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Today, health officials announced the deadliest weekend in British Columbia coronavirus (COVID-19) history, with 46 dead in three days.

Today, health officials announced the deadliest weekend in British Columbia coronavirus (COVID-19) history, with 46 dead in three days.
Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry became emotional on Monday as she expressed condolences to the families and thanking the caregivers for their dedication.

Henry said 80% of the deaths were in long-term care homes and 441 people have now died from COVID-19 in the province. She added that the increase in the number of deaths reflects the challenge of dealing with the virus in communities and the impact on older people when it enters nursing homes.

“It has been a difficult pandemic for all of us, with so many usual ways of communicating with those we care about – our families, friends and communities – have been interrupted or significantly altered in the wake of COVID-19,” she explained.

“For the many occasions and activities of daily living that we would normally do together, we have to stay apart. And while it can be difficult, most people in British Columbia do the right thing. ”

There have been outbreaks in 57 long-term and assisted living facilities as well as five acute care units in British Columbia.

Interactive map of coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemics in Canada

Last week, Vancouver Is Awesome shared information on the per capita rate of active COVID-19 cases in British Columbia and across Canada. According to the data, the province continues to have a higher rate of active cases per capita than the country’s two most populous provinces, Ontario and Quebec.

Since Friday, the rate of active cases per capita in British Columbia has fallen from 181 to 191 per 100,000 population. However, it is still not as high as Quebec (676), Alberta (376), Saskatchew (330) and Nunavut (278).

The per capita death rate in British Columbia also fell from 8 to 9 per 100,000 population. In contrast, Quebec has 83 deaths per 100,000 inhabitants.

In terms of the total number of virus cases, Ontario recorded an impressive 116,492 and Quebec, 142,371. British Columbia saw a fraction of those numbers, with 33,238 cases.

The interactive map also allowed you to see the total number of people tested per million, as well as the number of people who have recovered.

Simply hover over the provinces and territories to see the total number of cases, active cases or deaths in Canada over time. Click on the play button to animate the map and see the evolution of the pandemic across Canada since March.

You can view the federal government’s interactive outbreak map for more information here.

– With files from the Canadian Press.

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