On Saturday, COVID-19 cases decreased in Quebec and Ontario, the two main sources of pollution in the country.
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Quebec has reported 749 more cases and 10 deaths, for a total since the start of the epidemic with 291,924 infections and 10,465 deaths. In the past two days, 798 and 707 additional cases were reported, respectively. It is Montreal (338 cases), Laval (96 cases), Montergue (84 cases), Lanodier (66 cases) and Laurentian (60 cases), in short, the areas that will remain at the red alert level on Monday, which are reporting most of the new pollution.
The number of hospitalizations decreased (601, -16), and the number of people receiving intensive care decreased (109, -2). Nearly 20,000 doses of the vaccine were administered on Friday, for a total of 532,012 doses of 638,445 doses received.
«Not vaccinated a [augmenté] For the past few days it will continue [croître] With other regions to be added to Montreal and mass vaccination will begin next week, ”Health and Social Services Minister Christian Dube said on Twitter.
For its part, Ontario reported 990 cases and six deaths on Saturday, bringing the cumulative death toll to 306,997 injuries and 7,052 deaths. This is significantly lower than the 1,250 patients added 24 hours before. Among the cases, Toronto (284), Bell (173) and York (82) were the most common.
Nova Scotia and New Brunswick each added six cases to their number columns, while Newfoundland and Labrador each added two.
In western Canada, Alberta has denounced 341 new infections and one death, before Saskatchewan (163 injuries and three deaths) and Manitoba (71 cases – but five cases were withdrawn after investigation – and one death). Nunavut has reported four more injuries.
As of evening, Canada had a cumulative total of 884,086 cases (2332) and 22,213 deaths (+21).
Situation in Canada:
- Ontario: 306,997 cases (7,052 deaths)
- Quebec: 291 924 cases (10 465 deaths)
- Alberta: 135,537 cases (1,914 deaths)
- British Columbia: 83,107 (1,380 deaths)
- Manitoba: 32,170 cases (905 deaths)
- Saskatchewan: 29,593 cases (396 deaths)
- Nova Scotia: 1,657 cases (65 deaths)
- New Brunswick: 1,453 cases (28 deaths)
- Newfoundland and Labrador: 1,005 cases (6 deaths)
- Nunavut: 377 cases (1 death)
- Prince Edward Island: 139 cases
- Yukon: 72 cases (1 death)
- Northwest Territories: 42 cases
- Canadian returnees: 13 cases
Total: 884,086 cases (22,213 deaths)
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