Canada "Computer problem" results in jump in confirmed Quebec COVID-19 cases
The latest developments on COVID-19 in Canada
The latest news on the COVID-19 global pandemic (all times Eastern): 10:50 a.m. Ontario is reporting 640 new COVID-19 cases today, and 50 more deaths. That's the largest single-day increase in new cases so far, though the growth rate in total cases remains relatively low, at five per cent. Ontario has now had 13,519 total cases, including 763 deaths and 7,087 resolved cases. Long-term care deaths — which are reported in a different database that often doesn't sync up with the total provincial numbers — increased by 57 over the past day. --- 10:45 a.m. Nova Scotia is reporting 23 new cases of COVID-19 bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 850.
Quebec has 31,865 confirmedof COVID-19, the government announced on Sunday.
There were 892 new confirmed cases reported between Saturday and Sunday afternoon, but the total also includes 1,317 cases that were detected between April 2 and 30 but not initially counted because of “a computer problem.” The cases were mainly from Montreal, Laval and the Montérégie region.
There were were 69 new deaths registered from Saturday to Sunday, bringing the total of COVID-related deaths to 2,205.
As of Sunday afternoon there were 1,754 people in hospital, up 16 from Saturday with COVID-19, 218 of them in intensive care, down four.
The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada .
The latest numbers of confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 4:00 a.m. on May 11, 2020: There are 68,848 confirmed and presumptive cases in Canada. _ Quebec: 37,721 confirmed (including 2,928 deaths, 9,526 resolved) _ Ontario: 20,238 confirmed (including 1,634 deaths, 14,772 resolved) _ Alberta: 6,253 confirmed (including 117 deaths, 4,389 resolved) _ British Columbia: 2,330 confirmed (including 129 deaths, 1,659 resolved) _ Nova Scotia: 1,018 confirmed (including 47 deaths, 749 resolved) _ Saskatchewan: 564 confirmed (including 6 deaths, 349 resolved) _ Manitoba: 276 confirmed (including 7 deaths, 247 resolved), 11 presumptive _ Newfoundland and Labrador: 261 confirmed (