Ontario continues to see COVID-19 cases under 600, with majority under 40

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17,122 active COVID-19 cases in Canada: 168,960 diagnoses, 9,504 deaths and 142,334 recoveries (as of Oct. 7, 11:00 a.m. ET)

  • Alberta – 1,900 active cases (19,211 total cases, including 281 deaths, 17,030 resolved)

  • British Columbia – 1,384 active cases (9,841 total cases, 244 deaths, 8,184 resolved)

  • Manitoba – 781 active cases (2,246 total cases, 24 deaths, 1,441 resolved)

  • New Brunswick – 5 active cases (205 cases, 2 deaths, 198 resolved)

  • Newfoundland and Labrador – 4 active case (277 total cases, 4 deaths, 269 resolved)

  • Northwest Territories – 0 active cases (5 total cases, 5 resolved)

  • Nova Scotia – 3 active cases (1,089 total cases, 65 deaths 1,021 resolved)

  • Ontario – 5,344 active cases (55,945 total cases, 2,988 deaths, 47,613 resolved)

  • Prince Edward Island – 3 active case (61 total cases, 58 resolved)

  • Quebec –  8,273 active cases (81,914 total cases, 5,906 deaths, 67,735 resolved)

  • Saskatchewan – 139 active cases (1,984 total cases, 24 deaths, 1,821 resolved)

  • Yukon – 0 active cases (15 total cases, 15 resolved)

  • Nunavut – 0 active cases (8 presumptive positive cases)

  • CFB Trenton – 0 active cases (13 total cases, 13 resolved)

Quebec sees first daily COVID-19 under 1,000 in days

Quebec reported 900 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, bringing the cumulative total to 81,914.

The province confirmed one death in the past 24 hours, with four deaths occurring between Sept. 30 and Oct. 5, and two additional deaths at an unknown date.

There are 409 people in hospital, an increase of 12 from the previous day, and five more people are in intensive care.

A total of 67,735 have recovered from COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic.

Ontario COVID-19 cases remain under 600

Ontario reported 583 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, with 173 in Toronto, 121 in Ottawa, 75 in York Region and 70 in Peel.

A total of 60 per cent of the new cases are people under the age of 40.

Since the beginning of the pandemic, Ontario has seen 55,945 COVID-19 cases, with 47,613 resolved.

There have been 2,988 deaths in the province, with one more death reported in the last 24 hours.

In the past day 43,277 tests were conducted in the province, with 55,413 currently under investigation.

For a timeline of all cases prior to today, please visit this page.

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