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Canada Could See Over 20K Daily COVID-19 Cases In December If We Don't Make Changes

This could be even worse if we come into contact with more people every day.
Daily COVID-19 Cases In Canada Could Be More Than 20K In December If We Don't Make Changes

It's possible that daily COVID-19 cases in Canada could actually reach more than 20,000 if we don't make changes to how we act right now.

On November 20, the Public Health Agency of Canada released new data and modelling for the country and it's not looking good.

If we keep going with the current number of people we come into contact with each day, COVID-19 cases will continue to rise and that could mean over 20,000 daily cases by the end of December.

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20,000 possible daily COVID-19 cases in December in Canada

If we increase the current number of people we come in contact with every day, that number could get even worse.

In a worst-case scenario, COVID-19 would resurge faster and stronger across the country and lead to 60,000 daily cases by the end of December.

There is still the opportunity to get this under control though.

That could happen if we reduce the current number of people we're in contact with each day and only do essential things.

Canada could keep daily case counts below 5,000 at the end of the year in that scenario, top health authorites say

ArriveCAN Is 'Mandatory' No Matter How Long Your Trip Is & Not Using It Can Cause Problems

Canada's health minister warns that not submitting information can mean you're not exempt from travel rules.

A federal government official has reminded travellers that using ArriveCAN is "mandatory" when entering Canada whether they're Canadian citizens or foreign nationals and regardless of how long their trip is.

During a COVID-19 update on December 3, Health Minister Jean-Yves Duclos spoke about Canada's new travel restrictions that have been put into place because of the Omicron variant and warned that not using ArriveCAN can still lead to serious consequences.

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A Case Of The Omicron Variant Has Just Been Reported In The GTA

The person was in close contact with a traveller coming back from southern Africa.

Durham Region Health Department has announced that one person has tested positive for the COVID-19 Omicron variant on Thursday.

Health officials say the person was in "close contact" with another individual who had recently travelled back from "one of the identified countries in southern Africa," according to a press release.

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There's a new way to find out if you've potentially been exposed to COVID-19, Toronto.

In a news release posted on December 2, City officials launched the COVID-19 Exposure Notifications page that will inform Torontonians of potential exposures that they could have come across in large settings.

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The US Reported Its First Omicron Variant Case & Fauci Says It Was 'Just A Matter Of Time'

The infected person entered the U.S. before Omicron even had a name.

The Omicron variant has officially arrived in the United States and the White House is urging everyone who's eligible to get vaccinated ASAP.

The White House and the CDC confirmed the first U.S. case of COVID-19 caused by the new COVID-19 variant on Wednesday, one week after public health experts warned that it was becoming a problem in South Africa.

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