•   
  •   
  •   

Canada Canada adds more than 800 new coronavirus cases, 6 deaths

04:06  20 september  2020
04:06  20 september  2020 Source:   globalnews.ca

Canada adds over 900 new coronavirus cases, continuing alarming upward surge

  Canada adds over 900 new coronavirus cases, continuing alarming upward surge The new total nearly matches the number reported back on May 26 — which happened to be the first day in months that daily cases were under 1,000.The new total nearly matches the number reported back on May 26 — which happened to be the first day in months that daily cases were under 1,000, signalling the end of the pandemic's first wave.

Canada Coronavirus update with statistics and graphs: total and new cases , deaths per day, mortality and recovery rates, current active cases Canada . Coronavirus Cases : 141,565. Deaths Learn more about Worldometer's COVID-19 data. Total Coronavirus Cases in Canada . linear.

Canada ’s first known case of coronavirus appeared on Jan. 25. A man who had returned to Toronto from Wuhan, China tested positive for the virus. The New York Times has found that official tallies in the United States and in more than a dozen other countries have undercounted deaths during the

a woman looking at the camera: Chief Public Health Officer of Canada Dr. Theresa Tam speaks during a news conference on the COVID-19 pandemic on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, on Friday, Sept. 18, 2020. © THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang Chief Public Health Officer of Canada Dr. Theresa Tam speaks during a news conference on the COVID-19 pandemic on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, on Friday, Sept. 18, 2020.

The number of Canadians who have tested positive for the novel coronavirus grew by 863 on Saturday, while the national death toll rose by six.

There have been 142,652 cases since COVID-19 was first diagnosed in Canada in late January and 9,211 deaths overall.

Canada adds nearly 1,000 new coronavirus cases on Friday, highest daily increase since May 25

  Canada adds nearly 1,000 new coronavirus cases on Friday, highest daily increase since May 25 The new cases bring the country's total COVID-19 diagnoses to 141,789.The new cases bring the country's total COVID-19 diagnoses to 141,789, while five new deaths linked to the virus bring the death toll to 9,205. A total of 123,715 patients have recovered from the coronavirus, while more than 7.6 million tests have been administered.

Tracking the coronavirus . Stay informed with the latest COVID-19 data. That means while deaths represent information that may be more accurate and precise, the figures are also more Canadian , provincial and territorial cumulative cases and daily new cases are also based on provincial and

Growth Factor of Novel Coronavirus Daily Deaths . Growth factor is the factor by which a quantity multiplies itself over time. New graphs showing very interesting trends in current active cases , outcome ( death vs recovery rates), new cases in China outside of Hubei, and more , are going to be

Across the country more than 7.7 million tests have been conducted throughout the pandemic, and 87 per cent of all cases are resolved.

The number of new cases being reported daily has increased by more than 60 per cent in the last two weeks, and demand for testing has increased sharply as well.

Read more: Quebec Premier François Legault and his wife test negative for COVID-19, to remain in isolation

Dr. Theresa Tam, Canada's chief public health officer, said on average about 849 cases were reported per day in the last week.

"I urge all Canadians to take action now to slow the spread of the virus. In addition to strict adherence with personal protective measures (e.g. physical distancing, handwashing and wearing non-medical masks where appropriate), we must all reduce our number of contacts to a minimum. Most importantly, stay home and isolate yourself from others if you are experiencing any symptoms, even if mild."

Hospitalizations, deaths will follow Ontario's COVID-19 surge, but how many remains unclear

  Hospitalizations, deaths will follow Ontario's COVID-19 surge, but how many remains unclear The fresh spike in new COVID-19 cases in Ontario is not yet bringing an equivalent spike in hospital patients or deaths from the coronavirus, but experts say it's too early to draw conclusions. Over the past week, as Premier Doug Ford and his government slapped new restrictions on private gatherings, Ontario reported an average of 335 new confirmed COVID-19 infections daily. That's triple the pace of the last week of August. So far, the rise inOver the past week, as Premier Doug Ford and his government slapped new restrictions on private gatherings, Ontario reported an average of 335 new confirmed COVID-19 infections daily. That's triple the pace of the last week of August.

United States Coronavirus update with statistics and graphs: total and new cases, deaths per day, mortality and United States. Coronavirus Cases : 6 ,894,048. Deaths 46,295 new cases and 879 new deaths in the United States. NOTES: Arkansas has added 139 probable COVID-19 deaths to its

Where is Coronavirus in the world? List of countries with confirmed cases and deaths (total cumulative number) due to the novel coronavirus 213 Countries and Territories around the world have reported a total of 30,364,584 confirmed cases of the coronavirus COVID-19 that originated

The vast majority of the new cases occurred in Ontario and Quebec, though Saturday's numbers are incomplete because the territories, Alberta, B.C. and P.E.I. do not release daily statistics on the weekend.

Quebec announced 427 new infections, bringing its total to 67,080. Five deaths were recorded, three of which occurred earlier this month, officials said.

Premier François Legault said Saturday he has tested negative for COVID-19 but would remain in isolation until Sept. 28.

Legault and his wife were tested after meeting with Conservative Leader Erin O’Toole — who has since tested positive.

In Ontario, Premier Doug Ford announced the province would be extending restrictions on private events to all areas of the province.

Read more: New COVID-19 gathering restrictions expanded to all of Ontario

Earlier in the week, new limits on the number of people allowed to gather were announced for virus hotspots such as Toronto and Ottawa.

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Sept. 22

  The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Sept. 22 The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 1 a.m. EDT on Sept. 22, 2020: There are 145,415 confirmed cases in Canada. _ Quebec: 68,128 confirmed (including 5,804 deaths, 59,131 resolved) _ Ontario: 47,274 confirmed (including 2,829 deaths, 41,146 resolved) _ Alberta: 16,739 confirmed (including 256 deaths, 15,024 resolved) _ British Columbia: 8,208 confirmed (including 227 deaths, 5,972 resolved) _ Saskatchewan: 1,814 confirmed (including 24 deaths, 1,645 resolved) _ Manitoba: 1,608 confirmed (including 18 deaths, 1,227 resolved) _ Nova Scotia: 1,086 confirmed (including 65 deaths, 1,020 resolved) _ Newfoundland and Labrador: 272 confirmed (including 3 deaths, 267 resolv

Coronavirus counter with new cases , deaths , and number of tests per 1 Million population. Coronavirus Cases : 30,414,406. view by country. Deaths Active Cases . 7,367,172. Currently Infected Patients. 800 .

France Coronavirus update with statistics and graphs: total and new cases , deaths per day, mortality and recovery rates, current active cases , recoveries, trends and timeline. Learn more about Worldometer's COVID-19 data. Total Coronavirus Cases in France.

“Over the past several days, we have seen alarming growth in the number of COVID cases in Ontario,” Ford said.

“The alarm bells are ringing. And too much of it has been tied to people who aren’t following the rules. People who think it’s OK to hold parties, to carry on as if things are back to normal. They aren’t.”

Ontario added 407 new cases on Saturday and one new death was announced. The province has seen a cumulative total of 46,848 infections.

Officials in Saskatchewan said they hit a record high in testing on Friday, with 2,873 samples taken. There were 11 cases discovered. Overall, the province has seen 1,787 cases and 24 fatalities.

Read more: Saskatchewan reports 11 new cases of COVID-19, hits single-day testing record

In Manitoba, 18 new cases were reported Saturday. The province has the lowest cumulative case total in Western Canada at 1,558, including some cases considered presumptive.

Three out of four provinces in Atlantic Canada provided updates on the pandemic Saturday but no new cases were announced. There are only a handful of active cases remaining in the region.

Coronavirus numbers are surging in Canada. But who’s getting sick and why?

  Coronavirus numbers are surging in Canada. But who’s getting sick and why? The latest available data from the Public Health Agency of Canada showed 56.6 per cent of those who tested positive for the virus were younger than 50 years old. People aged 20-29 accounted for "the largest proportion of cases," the agency said in its weekly epidemiology report. "Incidence rates in those 20 to 39 years of age remain consistently higher compared to all other age groups.

Spain Coronavirus update with statistics and graphs: total and new cases , deaths per day, mortality and recovery rates, current active cases , recoveries, trends and timeline. Learn more about Worldometer's COVID-19 data. Total Coronavirus Cases in Spain.

India Coronavirus update with statistics and graphs: total and new cases , deaths per day, mortality and recovery rates, current active cases , recoveries, trends and Learn more about Worldometer's COVID-19 data. Total Coronavirus Cases in India. Total Coronavirus Deaths in India.

On Friday, British Columbia added 179 new cases, though 40 of them dated back to early August, and Alberta reported 107 new positive tests.

There are currently no active cases in Canada's North. Nunavut has yet to declare a case, and the infections announced in Yukon and Northwest Territories — 20 in total — have long been resolved.

Read more: Manitoba sees 18 new COVID-19 cases, one new infection at Gordon Bell High School

On Saturday, the U.S. coronavirus death toll was poised to reach 200,000, according to a tally kept by Johns Hopkins University.

Around the world, more than 30 million people have been diagnosed with the illness, and nearly 954,000 people have lost their lives.

—With files from The Canadian Press, Mickey Djuric, Ryan Rocca and David Lao, Global News


Video: Canada’s spike in COVID-19 cases makes hospitals nervous (cbc.ca)

After long-term care, Quebec private seniors residences a growing COVID-19 concern .
MONTREAL — A slow but steady rise of COVID-19 cases in Quebec's private seniors residences in recent weeks is causing concern among experts and authorities, who want to avoid the disaster that befell long-term care homes during the first wave of the novel coronavirus. As of Wednesday evening, there were 39 private residences in Quebec with 180 COVID-19 cases between them listed on the government's website. Four among them were described as "critical" because more than 25 per cent of their residents were infected. In comparison, only 20 long-term care homes were listed as having cases. One facility was listed as critical.

—   Share news in the SOC. Networks
usr: 1
This is interesting!