Canada has now recorded more than 100,000 coronavirus cases

Jun 18 2020, 9:54 pm

There have now been more than 100,000 coronavirus cases in Canada since the pandemic began, a milestone passed by 17 other countries so far.

According to John Hopkins University’s coronavirus resource centre, Canada recorded 101,700 confirmed coronavirus cases on June 18.

That’s the 18th-highest total case count in the world. Canada has had more cases than China, where the virus originated, but far fewer cases than the US, Brazil, and Russia, the three countries with the highest total number of cases.

Canada’s first coronavirus case was discovered on January 25. Nearly six months later, 100,000 people in the country have been infected.

According to Daily Hive’s coronavirus tracker, most of Canada’s known cases have already recovered. Country-wide, 63% of patients have recovered and 8% have died from their illness.

Most provinces are moving to reopen their economies, with businesses and schools opening again.

Here’s how Canada’s coronavirus cases break down by province:

Canada coronavirus map

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