On Tuesday, Ontario reported four new deaths related to the COVID-19 virus in the province, brining the total number who have died to 2,782. Ninety-one new cases were also reported, which means that for the last two days, less than 100 new cases were reported in Ontario. Quebec announced that it had identified 123 new cases and two new virus-related deaths, as it prepares to expand social measures this week, allowing groups of up to 250 people to gather both indoors and outdoors.
There were nine new cases of COVID-19 reported in Saskatchewan on Tuesday. In Alberta, a detention centre in Edmonton saw a third inmate test positive for COVID-19.
British Columbia announced 146 new cases of COVID-19 since Friday, but no new deaths. Dr. Bonnie Henry called the increase “not unexpected,” as part of the increases over the last few days and weeks have been blamed on gatherings since Canada Day. B.C. currently has 319 active cases. Eight are in hospital, including four in intensive care.