The Ontario government is extending its COVID-19 emergency orders until April 23—and adding some new ones—as the provincial case count rises by 411 people to 6,648. The government also reported on Saturday that 253 people have died of the virus in Ontario. A total of 2,858 people in the province have recovered, the province said.
New Brunswick health officials reported no new cases; 70 out of 112 previously confirmed cases have now recovered. Nova Scotia has 21 new cases identified; brings province’s total to 428 of which 95 have since recovered.
There are two new cases of COVID-19 in Newfoundland and Labrador. The new cases are both in the Eastern Health region, bringing the total number of cases in the province to 241. Six people are in hospital, with two in intensive care. In all, 4,726 people have been tested for the virus, with 4,485 testing negative, and 120 people have recovered from the virus.
There are now 289 Quebecers who have died from COVID-19, and the number of confirmed cases in Quebec has reached 12,292. That’s an increase of 48 deaths and 615 cases within 24 hours.
P.E.I. has no new cases of COVID-19 for the third straight day, chief public health officer Dr. Heather Morrison said in her briefing.
Health officials announced 13 new cases of COVID-19 in Manitoba, bringing the province’s total to 243. Eight people are hospitalized, five of whom are in intensive care units. Ninety-six people have recovered from the disease and four people have died.
British Columbia provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry announced 35 new coronavirus cases, bringing the total to 1,445. There are three new deaths, bringing the total number to 58. There are currently 134 people in hospital, with 63 people in critical care. So far, 905 people in B.C. have fully recovered.
Saskatchewan has recorded its 4th death from COVID-19. The death, a Sask. resident in their 60s, comes as the province announces four new cases, bringing its total to 289 cases. Recoveries are listed at 147 and active cases make up 138 of the 289.
Alberta reported 69 new cases, bringing its total to 1,569. There has been one new death in the province, bringing the total to 40.