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Canada’s COVID-19 Death Toll Reached 25K & This Map Shows Where Was Hit Hardest

On May 18, 2021, Canada's COVID-19 death toll reached another grim milestone as 25,000 people are now confirmed to have died since the pandemic began.

A day earlier, the Government of Canada confirmed that 24,983 Canadians in total had died from COVID-19. This climbed to 25,000 on Tuesday when Ontario reported an additional 17 deaths related to the illness.

Government of Canada

A map shared by the federal government shows which provinces have been hit hardest by COVID-19 deaths, with Quebec reporting 11,042 as of Monday, May 17.

As of the same date, Ontario reported 8,489 deaths in total, while Alberta confirmed that 2,148 people in the province had died from COVID-19.

Both P.E.I. and the Northwest Territories have reported zero deaths related to the illness, while Yukon, Nunavut and Newfoundland and Labrador have all confirmed less than 10 deaths.