Ottawa, December 4 According to a Canadian television report, as of the afternoon of the 4th local time, the cumulative number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the country has exceeded 400,000, reaching 4,031, and the cumulative number of deaths has reached 12,470.
Statistics show that the spread of the novel coronavirus in Canada continues to accelerate. The coronavirus epidemic occurred in the country at the beginning of the year. The cumulative number of confirmed cases reached 100,000 in mid-June, increased to 200,000 four months later, and the number of confirmed cases reached 300,000 in mid-November. It took less than a month to increase from 200,000 to 300,000, and it took only 18 days to increase from 300,000 to 400,000. .
According to data released by the Public Health Agency of Canada on the 4th, in the past seven days, Canada has an average of nearly 6,200 new cases and 87 new deaths every day. The agency expects that at the current rate of transmission, Canada will have an average of 10,000 new daily confirmed cases by January next year.
On the same day, the number of new confirmed cases in many populous provinces of Canada hit a new high in a single day. Recently, the Canadian government has repeatedly called on citizens to abide by anti-epidemic measures to stop the spread of the epidemic, and some provinces and cities have announced the implementation of “lockdown” measures.