Canada Hit 150K Total COVID-19 Cases & Almost Half Of Them Are In 1 Province
20,000 of those are from September alone.
Another grim milestone.are officially over 150,000 and almost half of those are in one province.
As of 7 p.m. ET on September 25, Canada has seen 150,456 in total.
cases reported since the pandemic began
Quebec makes up almost half of the country's total, with 70,307 confirmations reported in their region.
If you add Ontario to that, with 48,905 total cases, the two provinces together are responsible for 79.2% of Canada's total.
The next highest numbers are from Alberta where there have been 17,343 instances since the start of the pandemic.
B.C. has reported 8,641 cases.
This milestone comes as the country has experienced a resurgence in cases.
The last major one of 100,000 was hit back on June 18 and the number had been slowly increasing since then; however, September saw a big uptick with 20,000 people testing positive this month alone.
On September 25, Canada reported 1,362 new cases of COVID-19. There are now 11,628 active ones in the country.