Canada's Provinces & Territories Have More COVID-19 Recoveries Than Active Cases
So many people have beat COVID-19.
The COVID-19 pandemic continues to evolve across the country and there are questions about the situation here at home. That includes, how many cases of coronavirus in Canada have recovered? A lot have and there are currently more recoveries than active cases.
As of May 13 at a.m. ET, there are 71,486 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Canada and 5,209 deaths.
When you look at the provincial and territorial levels, the number of recoveries seriously outpaces the number of active cases.
In B.C., there are only 397 active COVID-19 cases and 1,832 recoveries as of May 12 at 7:30 p.m. PT.
That means 77.6% of people who tested positive have gotten better.
There are still 1,361 people confirmed to have the virus in Alberta as of May 12 while 4,866 have recovered.
In Saskatchewan, there has been a total of 573 cases with 374 people recovering.
There are still 193 active cases as of May 12 in the province.
In terms of currently active cases of COVID-19, Manitoba has one of the smallest amounts with just 32 people confirmed to be battling the virus.
As of May 13 at 1:00 p.m. CT, recoveries are at 251 which is 86.5% of the total confirmed cases.
Ontario is one of the hardest-hit places in Canada, with 3,626 active cases as of May 13 at 10:30 a.m. ET.
So far, 15,845 people have beaten COVID-19 in the province.
New Brunswick has the smallest number of currently active cases as of May 13 at 2:30 p.m. AT with just two.
The province hadall of its cases but more were confirmed after that.
On May 13, there were still 103 active cases in Nova Scotia.
Currently, 870 people have recovered. That's 84.9% of all the confirmed cases.
In Newfoundland & Labrador, only 11 people are confirmed to be battling the virus while 247 have recovered as of May 13 at 3:00 p.m. NT.
When it comes to the state of the pandemic in Quebec, the provincial government's website doesn't report the number of recoveries.
There are 39,931 confirmed cases in the province and 3,220 deaths as of May 13 at 1:15 p.m. ET.
In one province and two territories, there are no active cases at all and no deaths either.
P.E.I. has a total of 27 confirmed cases of the virus as of May 13 and all of those people have recovered.
In Northwest Territories, the five people who tested positive are better now and it was theto have all cases recovered.
Yukon's 11 confirmed cases are also all recovered as of May 12.
Nunavut is still the only place in Canada to have no confirmed cases of the virus. That's something to celebrate!
What was thought to be the first case of the virus in the territory was confirmed to be.