The number of cases of COVID-19 in Canada continues to climb.
According to new data shared by the federal government, the country’s total number of cases has now topped 200,000.
Provinces like Ontario and Quebec continue to report high daily figures, with the worst-affected area"s having thousands more cases than other regions.
Total number of COVID-19 cases in Canada
As of 7 p.m. ET on October 19, the total number of people who have tested positive in Canada reached 201,437.
Of those, 21,988 are considered to have an "active case" of the illness.
The majority of cases have been reported in just two provinces, with 79.2% of them being confirmed in Quebec and Ontario.
The data also suggests that Canada is nearing another COVID-19 milestone, as the total number of deaths in the country approaches 10,000.
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