Coronavirus Canada updates: Four new cases were reported in New Brunswick

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Coronavirus Canada updates: Four new cases were reported in New Brunswick
Coronavirus Canada updates: Four new cases were reported in New Brunswick

Newfoundland and Labrador announced that all of its remaining patients have recovered, meaning there are no more active cases in the province. A new case also hasn’t been identified in N.L. for 10 straight days. Throughout the pandemic, the province has had 266 cases, which includes three victims and 263 recovered patients. N.L. now joins Prince Edward Island as the only other province with no active cases of COVID-19.

For the third day in a row, Ontario reported fewer than 100 new cases of COVID-19. The province reported 86 new cases of the virus, with the majority coming from the Toronto, Ottawa, Chatham-Kent, Peel and York regions.

In Quebec, the province saw 155 new cases, bringing the total number of diagnosed cases in the province to 60,000. There were also two deaths. A recent antibody test of donated blood determined that the number of infected people in Quebec could actually be closer to 124,800, based on 2.23 per cent of adult blood donors showing antibodies for the virus.

Four new cases were reported in New Brunswick, breaking the province’s 15-day streak of no new cases. All four are in the Miramichi region, and involve temporary foreign workers who have been in self-isolation since their arrival. No new cases have been reported in Prince Edward Island or Nova Scotia.

Two new cases in Winnipeg were reported by Manitoba health officials, involving a male and a female under the age of 40. It increases the province’s active case count to 94.

Eight new cases were identified in Saskatchewan, with three of them in the North East area of the province, but health authorities also announced 36 more recoveries.

In Alberta’s latest 24-hour stretch, there were two more deaths related to COVID-19 and 94 new cases,which continues a trend of fewer than 100 cases. British Columbia announced 47 new cases, which includes one epi-linked case, increasing its active case count to 351.

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