Canada Just Reported Its Highest Ever Single-Day Jump In New COVID-19 Cases
Figures have now topped 206,000. 😳
There’s been a worrying update from the federal government. On Wednesday, the number of newreached an all-time high.
According to the latest data shared on October 21, more than 2,500 people tested positive for the illness in the previous 24 hours.
This has taken the country’s total number of active cases to 22,783.
New cases of COVID-19 in Canada
This comes as provinces likeand Quebec have confirmed record-breaking numbers of their own this month.
As of Wednesday, Quebec had reported overthat Canada's least-affected province, Nunavut.
In the same week, Canada's overall number of cases
Addressing these figures on Tuesday, the prime minister acknowledged, "Here, and around the world, the fight against this virus is far from over."
“This is a Team Canada effort," he added.
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