One Canadian Region Just Topped 95,000 COVID-19 Cases While Another Has Zero
There's significant variation across the country.
As the number of people withcontinues to climb, some regions are being hit harder than others.
In fact, one spot has now reported over 95,000 cases of the illness, while another is yet to confirm a single one.
Additionally, as of October 20, two provinces alone made up almost 80% of Canada’s total count.
Cases of COVID-19 in Quebec
Since the beginning of the pandemic, Quebec has reported a total of 95,216 cases as of October 20. Ontario has reported 65,896.
Conversely, in Nunavut, nobody has tested positive for the illness yet.*
In fact, Quebec has now confirmed over 95,000 more infections than all three territories and P.E.I. combined.
Acknowledging this disparityPrime Minister Justin Trudeau said, “Canada is a big country and the pandemic is playing out differently in different provinces and territories.”
“This is a Team Canada effort,” he added.
Speaking as the total number of cases in the countryhe described the fight against COVID-19 as "far from over."
As of October 20, there were 22,151 active cases of the illness country-wide.
*Editor's note: This article has been updated.