Coronavirus Canada: Cases reported around the provinces, territories on April 12

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Coronavirus Canada: Cases reported around the provinces, territories on April 12
Coronavirus Canada: Cases reported around the provinces, territories on April 12

Ontario is reporting 401 new and confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Sunday, bringing the provincial total to 7,049. A total of 274 people have died of the virus. The Ontario government says 3,121 people have recovered from a confirmed case of the illness.

Nova Scotia is reporting 17 new COVID-19 cases for a total of 445. Northwood​​​​​, a seniors residence in Halifax, reported four of the 17 new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday, including three residents and one home-care worker. There are now 23 cases at the complex, including eight residents, nine Halifax staff, two health-services staff and four home-care workers.

New Brunswick has added 2 new cases, for a total of 114. The new cases involve a person in their 60s and a person in their 70s — both in the Saint John health zone.

One new COVID-19 case has been reported in Newfoundland and Labrador. The province now has a total of 242 cases, while 129 people in N.L. have recovered from the virus and the death toll stands at 3.

Quebec is reporting 554 more COVID-19 cases, 39 new deaths and 182 new recoveries. There are now 12,846 cases in the province, 328 deaths and 1,745 recoveries.

One probable case in Manitoba was found to be a false positive. The total number of confirmed and probable cases in the province drops 242. A statement from the province said: “Manitobans should not interpret current case numbers to mean the risk of COVID-19 is reduced. The current statistics may be a reflection of the effect strict social distancing measures have had and reaffirms that [they] must be continued.”

British Columbia and Prince Edward Island said their next briefings would be held on Monday.

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