Ontario reported 88 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday, and no additional deaths related to the disease. It’s. the fifth day in a row the province has reported fewer than 100 new cases in the previous 24 hour period. In Quebec, there were 108 new cases of COVID-19 reported and no new deaths. There are 152 patients in hospital, 13 fewer than the previous day.
One new case of COVID-19 was reported in Newfoundland and Labrador. A crew member from the television show Hudson & Rex tested positive, the province says, after flying from Toronto. She is in the Eastern health region and between the ages of 20 and 39.
No new cases were reported in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick or Prince Edward Island.
There are 17 new cases of COVID-19 in Manitoba. Ten of those cases are in the Prairie Mountain health region, five are in the Winnipeg health region, and the remaining cases are in the Southern health region. Public health officials are also advising anyone who visited a Tim Hortons on the Trans-Canada Highway at 18th Street in Brandon on August 1 to be aware of potential exposure to the virus, although the risk is low.