On Sunday, Oct. 4, jurisdictions around Canada reported 1,688 new cases of COVID-19, 20 fatalities and 1,377 recently recovered patients.
As customary on the weekends, Alberta and British Columbia did not provide an update on their respective situations. Four cases were also removed from Manitoba’s total, while Quebec withdrew one fatality. At the end of the day, Canada’s active case count still went up by 288, leaving 16,430 currently infected individuals nationwide.
In Quebec, health officials announced 1,079 new patients. It’s the third straight day that Canada’s worst-hit province has reported at least 1,000 cases, a mark that no other jurisdiction has even hit once throughout the pandemic.
The 3,238 cases Quebec has recorded in a three-day stretch are more than what all the Atlantic provinces (Newfoundland and Labrador, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island) have combined to report throughout the entire pandemic. It’s also more than the