One other 2,458 folks in Canada have been identified with the novel coronavirus, pushing the entire variety of confirmed circumstances within the nation to 831,582.
However, a total of 776,213 people have recovered after contracting the disease.
The new cases come as Canada races to vaccinate the population against the virus, as new, more transmissible variants threaten to cause a third wave of the pandemic.
The variants — first detected in the U.K. and South Africa — have now been identified in all of Canada’s provinces.
Speaking at a press conference on Tuesday, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said the government is “following the situation closely.”
“Nobody wants a third wave, especially not with these new variants that are far more contagious,” he said.
Trudeau said all Canadians need to be making “smart choices” regarding how to limit their number of contacts and to keep COVID-19 from spreading.
Trudeau: Canada’s COVID-19 vaccine rollout timeline still on track
Vaccine rollout continues
In keeping with Well being Canada, as of Feb. 11 a complete of 1,443,400 doses of the 2 accepted COVID-19 vaccines had been distributed throughout the nation.
Of these doses, 1,306,784 have been administered, which means, thus far, Canada has solely vaccinated roughly 1.71 per cent of the inhabitants.
Canada’s vaccine rollout has been repeatedly hampered by delays from each Pfizer and Moderna.
Most just lately, on Tuesday, Pfizer confirmed Canada’s cargo of vaccines can be delayed by in the future resulting from a harsh winter storm in the US.
Nevertheless, regardless of the delays, Trudeau has maintained that the nation stays on observe to vaccinate all Canadians by the tip of September.
Hundreds of recent circumstances
In Ontario, 902 new circumstances and 13 deaths had been reported on Tuesday.
Thus far, the province has reported 287,736 infections and 6,719 fatalities related to the virus.
In the meantime, Quebec reported 669 new COVID-19 infections for a complete of 278,187.
Seventeen extra fatalities means 10,246 folks have died of the illness in Quebec to this point.
Saskatchewan noticed 136 new circumstances on Tuesday, and well being officers confirmed three extra folks have died after testing constructive for COVID-19.
For the reason that virus was first detected, it has contaminated 26,829 folks within the province and has killed 357.
Well being officers in Manitoba mentioned 166 new circumstances of the virus have been detected since Sunday for a complete of 30,932.
4 further deaths push the provincial dying toll to 875.
Atlantic Canada noticed 13 new circumstances on Monday.
Newfoundland and Labrador reported seven new circumstances of COVID-19, whereas three extra folks have fallen unwell in Nova Scotia.
New Brunswick noticed three new circumstances and well being officers confirmed another particular person has died within the province.
Prince Edward Island didn’t report any new coronavirus infections on Tuesday. Up to now, 112 of the province’s 114 circumstances are thought-about to be resolved.
B.C. studies 1,533 new COVID-19 circumstances, 26 deaths over 4 days
In western Canada, 565 new circumstances had been recognized.
British Columbia well being authorities mentioned 302 extra folks have contracted the illness, pushing the provincial case load to 74,283.
4 new fatalities carry the entire dying toll within the area to 1,314.
In the meantime, in Alberta, 263 extra folks have examined constructive for COVID-19 and 9 extra folks have died.
The brand new infections and deaths carry the provincial tallies to 129,338 and 1,791 respectively.
5 new circumstances of the coronavirus had been detected in Nunavut, bringing the entire variety of infections within the territory to 323.
Neither Yukon or the Northwest Territories reported a brand new case.
Globally, the virus has contaminated greater than 109.4 million folks, and has claimed 2.4 million lives, in line with the newest tally from Johns Hopkins University.
America remained the viral epicentre on Tuesday with greater than 27.7 million confirmed infections, and over 487,000 deaths associated to COVID-19.
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