Canada added 2 512 new cases of the novel coronavirus on Saturday, as well as more than 26 deaths.
Saturday’s data, reported by health authorities across the country, brought the total number of COVID-19 infections in Canada to 234,265 and the death toll from the disease to 10 136.
A total of 195 877 patients were diagnosed with the virus, and another 11.6 million trials have been tested.
Saturday’s details provide a balanced picture of the spread of the virus nationwide, as all areas and provinces such as PRI, Alberta and British Columbia do not offer updates on weekends.
Ontario daily reported cases exceeded 1,000 on Saturday, though the province reported just under 900 cases yesterday. The total number of coronavirus cases in Ontario now stands at 75,730, with nine other COVID-19 deaths compounded by 3 136 deaths.
A total of 1,015 Saturday cases showed the second highest one-day increase in new cases in the province since last Sunday, with 1,042 recordings.
Quebec added another 1,064 cases of coronavirus on Saturday, dropping its total charge to 106,016. Fifteen other deaths were announced, though only six of those deaths occurred 24 hours ago. The death toll from the virus in the province now stands at 6,246.
Manitoba added another 349 cases of the virus on Saturday, bringing the total number of COVID-19 infections to 5,723. An unknown number of cases is considered possible, however. Two more people were reported dead on Saturday, bringing the total death toll in Manitoba to 67.
480 horrific cases were reported by the province yesterday, with health officials identifying Manitoba as the nearest source of the virus.
New Brunswick added another virus case on Saturday, while Nova Scotia reported another five.
Globally, virus cases now number 45.9 million according to figures held by Johns Hopkins University. The death toll worldwide has surpassed 1.19 million, with the United States, Brazil and India leading the charge.