On Saturday, Ontario reported 70 new cases of COVID-19, making it the sixth day in a row where fewer than 100 new cases were reported. Fifteen of Ontario’s 34 public health units reported no new cases, while 14 others reported between one and five new cases.
Quebec reported 126 new cases of COVID-19, as well as four deaths in the last reporting period, in addition to a newly-reported death that occurred on July 31 related to COVID-19. The number of people in hospital increased by three to 155, and the number of people in intensive care increased by four to 23.
Nova Scotia reported no new cases of COVID-19, but extended the province’s state of emergency to August 23. Newfoundland and Labrador, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island also did not report any new cases.