Canada COVID-19 Caseload stands at 291,931

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OTTAWA, NOVEMBER 16: The count of total cases of COVID-19 (or coronavirus) in Canada was 291,931 including 10,891 death as of November 15, 2020, 7 pm EDT.

Ontario and Quebec have the highest fatality rate with 3,361 and 6,626 deaths respectively.

There are 48,125 active cases of coronavirus in the country while recovered cases have reached 235,401.

Meanwhile, the count of total cases of COVID-19 in Quebec was 123,854; Ontario 94,009; Alberta 39,329; and British Columbia 20,985 as of November 15.

“Since the start of the pandemic, there have been 291,931 cases of COVID-19, including 10,891 deaths reported in Canada; these cumulative numbers tell us about the overall burden of COVID-19 illness to date. Though the cumulative number is high and continues to increase, with many areas experiencing accelerated growth, it is important to remember that the vast majority of Canadians remain susceptible to COVID-19,” Dr Theresa Tam, Canada’s Chief Public Health Officer, said in a statement on Sunday.

“At this time, there are 48,125 active cases across the country. The latest national-level data indicate daily averages of 4,348 new cases (Nov 6- 12) and 54,668 people tested, with 5.8% testing positive (Nov 1- 7),” added Dr Tam.

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