Ontario, Quebec account for more than 90% of national COVID-19 cases: federal data

The Canadian Press/Adrian Wyld

Date of Publication: June 4, 2020

Source: CBC

The Canadian Government released new projections today, based on current figures across the country related to the number of COVID-19 cases in different regions. These projections reveal that Canada could see between 97,990 and 107,454 cases and between 7,700 and 9,400 deaths by mid-June. At present time, 90% of cases are currently being reported from Ontario and Quebec, while several other provinces, such as PEI, the Northwest Territories, and the Yukon have reported no community transmission. Nunavut has reported no cases of COVID-19 throughout the entirety of the epidemic. Public health officials again stressed the importance of staying vigilant and continuing to adhere to public health guidelines, including staying at home if possible and washing hands, in light of these new projections and as public spaces continue their gradual reopening.

Read the full article here: https://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/covid-projections-update-1.5598219

Summary by: Vincent Tang