COVID-19: nearly 5,000 new cases and 83 more deaths in the country

Canada recorded 4,981 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday as well as 83 additional deaths.

• Read also: COVID-19: 42 new deaths and 1,365 additional cases in Quebec

Since the start of the crisis, the country has accumulated 282,577 infections and 10,768 loss of life.

Ontario reported the most contaminations on Thursday, with 1,575 cases and 18 deaths. The most populous province has recorded a total of 89,784 infected people and 3,293 deaths since the start of the crisis.

Quebec, for its part, recorded 1,365 new cases and 42 fatalities, including nine that occurred in the last 24 hours. La Belle Province has the heaviest toll in the federation with 119,894 cases and 6,557 deaths.

In the West, the situation is not much better, especially in Alberta (860 cases and 10 deaths), Saskatchewan (111 cases) and Manitoba (474 ​​cases and nine deaths). British Columbia mentioned 594 contaminations Thursday, not counting 536 others that occurred on Wednesday and which had not been inserted in the columns of numbers due to Remembrance Day.

Finally, New Brunswick and the Yukon each reported one more case.

According to Canadian public health, there are currently over 43,000 active cases from coast to coast.

The latest national data shows daily averages of 4,015 new cases (November 4-10). In addition, 54,668 people were tested, including 5.8% who tested positive (November 1-7).

“Canada needs a collective effort to support and ensure the public health response until the end of the pandemic, while taking into account the health, social and economic consequences,” said the chief administrator of Public Health of Canada, Dr. Theresa Tam.

“To do this, we need to get COVID-19 under control again by reducing the number of our close contacts as much as possible and always following public health measures to the letter: stay home or isolate yourself if you have symptoms, maintain a physical distance, wear a mask if necessary and adhere to hygiene rules, such as frequent hand washing, respiratory etiquette in case of coughing and cleaning and disinfection of surfaces, ”she said. added in his daily statement.

The situation in Canada:

Quebec: 119,894 cases (6,557 deaths)

Ontario: 89,784 cases (3,293 deaths)

Alberta: 36,405 cases (393 deaths)

British Columbia: 20,368 cases (288 deaths)

Manitoba: 9,782 cases (132 deaths)

Saskatchewan: 4,437 cases (29 deaths)

Nova Scotia: 1,134 cases (65 deaths)

New Brunswick: 356 cases (6 deaths)

Newfoundland and Labrador: 298 cases (4 deaths)

Prince Edward Island: 68 cases

Yukon: 24 cases (1 death)

Northwest Territories: 11 cases

Nunavut: 3 cases

Canadian returnees: 13 cases

Total: 282,577 cases (10,768 deaths)

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