Canada’s COVID-19 death toll surpasses 8,000 mark


Credit: U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Canada’s COVID-19 death toll has now surpassed the 8,000 mark, as the country has suffered 8,004 total deaths, according to CBC News.

Canada has recorded 97,060 cases of coronavirus infection, with 56,123 people recovered and 32,933 active cases.

Wednesday morning, Ontario reported 251 additional COVID-19 cases and testing levels jumped back above the province’s target. There have now been 31,341 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the province since the outbreak began in late January. For the first time, a full 81 per cent of those are resolved. Some 551 cases were marked resolved yesterday.

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