Health officials are once again urging Canadians to stay away from large-scale meetings as COVID-19 cases rise across the country, and Ontario reported more than 1,000 new infections for the first time Sunday.
Canada’s Chief Public Health Officer Dr Theresa Tom agreed in a statement on Sunday that although it is very difficult to continue events such as weddings and funerals, “now is not the time to hold big person meetings.”
“Right now, the best thing to do to keep our family, friends and community safe is to keep them safe, to actually connect and to find safer ways to look after and support each other,” she said.
Tom’s comments came as Canada’s largest province set a single-day record for new coronavirus cases.
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OntarioOf Number of confirmed COVID-19 cases 1,042 increased Sunday, hitting four times for new infections for the first time and breaking the record set at 978 the day before.
Ontario Health Minister Christine Elliott told CBC News on Sunday that the increase was likely to be the result of Thanksgiving meetings.
“We continue to urge all Ontarians to do their part and not diminish their protection by limiting intimate relationships and adhering to the public health measures we know about work and keeping ourselves safe,” she said.
Elliott said health officials were monitoring the situation and “taking action as fast as necessary” to limit the spread of the virus.
Her comments came less than two weeks after Dr David Williams, Ontario’s chief medical officer, referred to the province’s COVID-19 cases. May be the “plateau”.”
Sunday’s record number reflects expectations Made by scientists and doctors last month, Indicating that Ontario’s second wave COVID-19 will peak from mid – to late October and exceed 1,000 new cases per day.
Ontario health officials released their own modeling estimates two days later, Predicts a similar increase in cases By mid-October.
What is happening across Canada
As of 12:20 a.m. Sunday, there were 215,882 confirmed or corneal coronavirus cases in ET, Canada. 181,388 provinces and territories are listed as recovered or resolved. The death toll rose to 9,942 on CBC News, based on regional reports, regional health information and CBC reporting.
In British Columbia, Personal protective equipment, plastic barriers and other common preventive measures at polling stations are residents Scrape their ballots On Saturday, the NDP, re-elected under John Horgan, called an election.
In Alberta, A lawyer Called for action After the outbreak in the Calgary prison reached 55 cases, a significant increase after the outbreak was reported early Thursday.
Saskatchewan Reported 78 new cases Saturday, the highest single-day increase since the outbreak. Meanwhile, three more cases were reported Two Regina schools And the spread was announced The largest shelter of Saskatoon.
Manitoba Announced 161 new cases, four new deaths On Sunday. The province said the prevalence at Winnipeg Hospital was growing, with 31 people – 22 patients and nine workers – now being tested positive.
Quebec Added 879 new cases Its number on Sunday for a total of 100,114 cases. A total of 6,143 people died of 11 new deaths from respiratory illness.
Newfoundland and Labrador Reported a New case. The provincial health ministry said the case was from a man who had been granted a travel waiver from Ontario to the NL. The department said the man was not a resident of the province.
Nova Scotia Reported No new cases, A day that recorded three.
New Brunswick Officials confirmed the province on Sunday Fifth and sixth deaths Related to COVID-19. The province on Sunday confirmed two new cases related to a viral infection. Four people were hospitalized, including a man in intensive care.
What is happening around the world
According to Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, there are more than 42.7 million confirmed coronavirus cases worldwide. More than 1.1 million people died and more than 28.8 million recovered.
The colorful Hindu festivals of Durga Puja and Dussehra have been reduced this year India, Amid fears among health professionals that the festive season could lead to a cascade of new coronavirus infections.
Great performances of religious sculptures are very rare, and in many places, prayers have become a reality, with organizers broadcasting sessions live for devotees.
In many states, police barricades are usually set up around places of worship to prevent large gatherings.
India has the second largest coronavirus outbreak in the world, after the United States.
Last month, India touched nearly 100,000 cases in a single day, but since then daily infections have halved and deaths by a third.
In United States, Vice President of the United States Mike Pence’s Chief of Mark Mark Short, tested positive for COVID-19, a Vice Presidential spokesman said Saturday.
Devin O’Malley said Pence himself was healthy, tested for negativity and would continue his schedule “according to CDC guidelines for staff in need.”
In Spain, Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez announced a second term Emergency across the country, Which comes into effect from Sunday in an effort to revive coronavirus infections.
His government will use the state of emergency to impose new measures, including a night curfew, across the country, except in the Canary Islands.
Last week, Spain became the first European country to surpass the officially registered COVID-19 cases. Sanchez said on Friday that the actual number could be over three million due to gaps in the test and other factors.
Italy Sunday ordered the closure of bars and restaurants and public gyms, cinemas and swimming pools from 6pm on Monday to stop the rapid rise in the coronavirus.
The order encourages people not to go out and restrict contact at home with anyone outside their family, but it does not make a nationwide curfew or lockdown mandatory and allows shops and most businesses to remain open. Going online to limit the number of students in school buildings can take up to a third of high school teaching.
Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said he hopes these cases will bring the growing number of cases under control in the next few weeks. On Saturday, Italian authorities reported a total of 19,644 infections per day, as well as 151 deaths from respiratory disease.
France In the last 42 hours, 45,422 new confirmed coronavirus cases were reported on Saturday, a new record after 42,032 were reported on Friday.
President Abdel Madzid Tebboun, 75,. Algeria, He said in a tweet on Saturday that it was self-segregation because some officials at “high levels of government” were ill with COVID-19.
The country has officially confirmed that 55,000 cases of the coronavirus novel have killed nearly 2,000 people.
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