Canada Has Seen Over 800K COVID-19 Cases & Here's How Many Came From Travelling
New data from Statistics Canada provides an update on COVID-19 in Canada, including the total case count, how cases were transmitted, and the resulting deaths.
As of February 28, 2021, Canada had recorded 839,926 total cases of COVID-19.
Of those cases, 6,424 were a result of travel exposures.
From the people that got COVID-19 from travel exposures, 116 lives were lost.
A vast majority of cases across the country were a result of community exposures, amounting to a whopping 704,319 total.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has repeatedly told Canadians to cancel trips and stay home.
“We’ve been very clear — no one should be vacationing abroad right now,” said Trudeau.
Canada has lost 21,420 lives to COVID-19, according to the numbers.