Coronavirus tally surged past 78,061 cases and 5,842 death as Canada on Monday recorded 1,070 new novel coronavirus case, including 60 more deaths respectively.
Canadian provinces Quebec and Ontario sadly have the highest number of newly reported cases once more including deaths. Quebec is the epicenter of pandemic outbreak in Canada which recently has reported 707 latest cases on Monday and 34 deaths cases.
The province’s total infections and deaths account for more and half Canada’s total, death toll reported on Monday was the lowest increase in deaths in the province since mid-April. The death toll currently estimated was 3,596.
On the other hand, the province Ontario has decided to go with a limited resumption of its business this coming Tuesday. Though, 304 new cases and 23 death from coronavirus were reported in the province on Monday.
Ontario makes a total of 1,389 deaths among patients in long-term care homes across province-wide with the total of active 189 outbreaks which are yet in nursing home facilities, according to the Ministry of Long-Term Care in Ontario.
“Seniors accounted for more than 80 per cent of the country’s COVID-19 death toll”, Last week, chief public health officer Theresa Tam spoke.
Global News has also learned of additional members of the Canadian Armed Forces testing positive for the coronavirus while participating in the military’s operation to help long-term care homes in Quebec and Ontario.
On Monday night, a statement told by a military source to Global News that 14 CAF have tested positive. It was acknowledged that the victims were a part of the military’s COVID-19 response operation- Operation Laser. Further, 43 members were reported in self-quarantined.
Cases of coronavirus were reported in other provinces where over Sunday and Monday 16 new cases reported in British Columbia including 39 new infections from Alberta.
Furthermore, Manitoba and Nova Scotia reported single-digit increases to their COVID-19 case totals while Saskatchewan was with zero new case from Monday.