The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada for Monday, July 19, 2021
The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (all times in the East): 8:15 p.m. Yukon has reported 20 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 as of Friday.
The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (All Eastern Times):
Yukon has reported 20 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 as of Friday.
Fourteen of the cases are in Whitehorse, four in rural communities, and two case locations have not been confirmed.
The incumbent Chief Medical Health Officer Dr. Catherine Elliott said in a statement that the new infections with recoveries bring the number of active cases in the area to 76.
There have been 522 COVID-19 cases in the Yukon since the pandemic began, of which 453 have been identified since June 1.
British Columbia reports 156 new cases of COVID-19 in the past three days.
The province says there have also been two additional deaths in that three-day period between Friday and Monday, bringing the total number of deaths since the pandemic started to 1,763.
On Monday, it said that nearly 80 percent of eligible people ages 12 and older received their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine and about 53 percent received their second dose.
There are 653 active cases of COVID-19 in the province, according to the province.
Alberta is reporting a total of 130 cases of COVID-19 from Friday through Sunday.
Including 38 new cases on Sunday, 43 on Saturday and 49 on Friday.
100 people are hospitalized with COVID-19, 27 of them in intensive care.
A total of 2,316 Albertans have died of COVID-19.
Alberta Health says it has now administered five million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine across the province.
Officials said in a press release that 5,056,062 doses were delivered through Alberta Health Services, pharmacies and clinics.
Nearly 75 percent of eligible Albertans have received at least one dose of vaccination and 59.7 percent are fully vaccinated.
Saskatchewan today reports 16 new cases of COVID-19 and no additional deaths attributable to the novel coronavirus.
A total of 1,350,671 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in the province, according to health officials.
74 percent of people 12 years and older have received at least one dose and 59 percent are fully vaccinated.
55 people are hospitalized with the disease, including nine patients in the intensive care unit.
Manitoba today reports 37 new cases of COVID-19 and one more death attributable to the novel coronavirus.
The province’s five-day test positive rate is 3.6 percent.
Manitoba entered the second phase of its reopening plan over the weekend, which will ease restrictions on companies and group sizes.
There are 117 Manitobans who have been hospitalized with COVID-19, and 27 are in intensive care.
New Brunswick is not reporting any new cases of COVID-19 today.
Health officials say the number of active reported cases in the province is eight and no one is hospitalized with the disease.
Officials say about 58.1 percent of New Brunswickers 12 and older are fully vaccinated and 80.4 percent have received at least one dose.
Quebec reports one death attributable to the novel coronavirus and 239 new cases of COVID-19 since its last report, of which 61 are from the last 24 hours.
Health officials say hospital admissions have decreased by six to 78 and 23 people have been in intensive care, a decrease of two, since their last report on Friday.
The province says 53,370 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine were given on Sunday.
According to the Quebec Public Health Institute, 83 percent of Quebecers 12 and older are vaccinated with at least one dose, while about 55 percent are considered fully vaccinated.
This report from The Canadian Press was first published on July 19, 2021.
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