COVID-19 cases in Canada surpass 1.1 million

Apr 16, 2021 10:14 PM STI

Ottawa [Canada], April 16 (ANI / Xinhua): Cumulative COVID-19 cases in Canada surpassed 1,100,000 as of Friday morning, with a total of 1,103,067, including 22,532 deaths, according to CTV.
Ontario, Canada’s most populous province, reported 4,812 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday morning, breaking a record for the most daily cases.
Ontario, with a population of 14 million, has been under a provincial lockdown for two weeks and a stay-at-home order for a week.

Friday’s report marks a new record for the province and an increase from yesterday’s 4,726 cases, a record at the time. There were 4,156 cases of COVID-19 reported on Wednesday, 3,670 on Tuesday and 4,401 on Monday.
Today, the cumulative total of COVID-19 cases in the province has risen to 408,338, including 7,664 deaths and 360,742 recoveries.
Of the 4,812 new cases, there were 2,897 other confirmed cases of B.1.1.7. variant in positive COVID-19 laboratory tests, as well as four cases of variant B.1.351 and 11 of P.1. variant.
In total, the province has so far registered 30,175 cases of variant B.1.1.7. (ANI / Xinhua)