The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada for Tuesday, July 6, 2021

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (all times east): 7:33 p.m. Yukon reports another 10 cases of COVID-19, bringing its active cases to 147.

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (all times in the east):

7:33 pm

Yukon reports another 10 cases of COVID-19, bringing its active cases to 147.

According to a statement from the Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Brendan Hanley continues the surge in COVID-19 infections in Whitehorse, although there are fewer cases in other Yukon communities.

The number of cases in Yukon since March last year is now 435, with 360 of those infected since June 1 of this year.

The area has recorded five deaths since November 2020.

5:50 pm

Alberta reports 33 new cases of COVID-19 and two more deaths.

138 people are in hospital because of the virus, 32 of them in intensive care.

There are 763 active COVID-19 cases, 484 of which are among the more contagious variants, according to the province.

A total of 2,305 people have died from the virus in Alberta.


Just over 78 percent of eligible British Columbia residents 12 and older received one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, while 37 percent received a second vaccination.

A government statement said there are 46 new cases of COVID-19 and 602 active cases in the province.

There are 87 people in the hospital, 22 of them in intensive care.

There have been no new deaths, bringing the death toll to 1,759 people.

4:55 pm

Saskatchewan reports 14 new cases of COVID-19 and one more death.

62 people are hospitalized with the virus, 10 of them in intensive care.

There are 313 active COVID-19 cases, according to the province.

It is said that the person who died was in his thirties and was from the northwestern part of the province.

569 people have died of COVID-19 in Saskatchewan since the pandemic began last year.

3:10 p.m.

Prince Edward Island Health Authorities report a new case of COVID-19.

According to Dr. Heather Morrison, Chief Public Health Officer, the case involves someone in their 60s who recently traveled outside of the Atlantic Ocean.

The person has tested positive in routine tests and is self-isolating.

The province now has two active cases of COVID-19 and 208 positive cases since the pandemic began.

1:40 p.m.

Manitoba reports 36 new COVID-19 cases and one death.

The five-day test positivity rate is 5.9 percent in the province and 5.7 percent in Winnipeg.

12:15 p.m.

Manitoba enforcement officials issued 58 warnings and 24 tickets last week of suspected violations of COVID-19 public health regulations.

The provincial government says 13 tickets were related to outdoor or private gatherings and eight tickets were for failure to self-isolate.

The province has issued more than two thousand tickets since the pandemic began.

12:10 p.m.

Nova Scotia reports seven new cases of COVID-19.

Officials say there are six new cases in the central zone, which includes the Halifax metropolitan area, and the remaining case in the eastern zone.

The health authority says all seven cases are due to travel or previously reported infections.

There are 44 active reported COVID-19 infections in Nova Scotia, including two people hospitalized for the illness

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Quebec today reports 67 new COVID-19 cases and no deaths related to the novel coronavirus in the past 24 hours.

According to health authorities, the number of hospital admissions and intensive care patients remained unchanged from the previous day at 102 and 27, respectively.

The province says 97,125 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine were given on Monday.

Starting today, Quebecers can book a second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine within just four weeks of their first dose.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published on July 6, 2021.

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