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Covid-19 Cases Jump in Canada, Prompting New Restrictions

OTTAWA—Canada is viewing a sharp increase in circumstances of Covid-19, alarming wellness officials and triggering a 2nd round of lockdowns and demanding distancing suggestions.

Typical day-to-day scenario counts have virtually arrived at the peak levels set in April, in accordance to the country’s main general public-wellness officer. Verified circumstances for the earlier seven days—9,636 ended Sept. 28—rose 29% from the previous seven-day period, in accordance to info from Johns Hopkins College, and are about triple the tally from the final seven days in August.

“This is worrisome,” Dr. Theresa Tam, Canada’s main general public-wellness officer, stated Tuesday. “Things have escalated promptly and can escalate further.”

Almost all of the progress in verified bacterial infections is in the two major provinces, Ontario and Quebec, which account for virtually two-thirds of the inhabitants but 80% of circumstances. All round, though, Canada’s scenario count has been a great deal lower than these of

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