Another day, another coronavirus update. COVID-19 cases in Canada continue to rise as the country officially reached 11,268 total cases. The hardest-hit province of them all continues to be Quebec.
Here's everything you need to know for April 3.
As of 7:25 p.m. ET on April 2, the government of Canada has officially confirmed 11,268 of those cases. That includes 138 deaths across the country.During his daily press conference outside of Rideau Cottage on April 2, the Prime Minister cleared his throat a couple of times. But Trudeau went on to confirm that he has no symptoms of the virus and mentioned that he speaks for quite a bit every morning during these press conferences.
In Ontario, provincial health officials announced a total of 401 new positive cases of COVID-19 in Ontario on Thursday morning. The new statistic, which includes 16 more deaths, has brought the provincial total of cases to 2,793. However, nearly 30% of those confirmed to have the virus have recovered.
Toronto Mayor John Tory announced a new bylaw for individuals who do not obey social distancing recommendations. Starting immediately, people will be fined up to $5,000 if they're caught walking closer than within two metres of each other.
Nova Scotia RCMP announced that on March 31, four people were charged under the province's Health Protection Act. Fines were handed out to five people for not self-isolating or social distancing.
Two Vancouver transit workers tested positive for COVID-19 on Wednesday, April 1. Buses and workspaces have since been cleaned and disinfected. TransLink has not released any specific route information.