Approximately 950 new cases confirmed in preliminary update Sunday

Remigio Civitarese
Aprile 5, 2021

The Quebec government imposed the same restrictions on three other cities last week, including Quebec City and Gatineau.

Although the Alberta government is only providing preliminary data on COVID-19 over the Easter weekend, it's evident the data is not trending in the right direction for people exhausted of the pandemic.

Thirty-eight per cent of active cases in Alberta are variants.

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (all times Eastern): 5:30 p.m. Alberta is reporting an estimated 1,100 new COVID-19 cases for the second day in a row. Dr.

Nova Scotia now has 32 active cases of COVID-19.

The province says Dr.

Ornge says Tien, who was already part of the taskforce and helped oversee vaccine distributio to remote communities, will stay on as the service's president as he takes on his new role. No information on any new deaths was provided yesterday.

During Saturday's update, Dr. Hinshaw noted the health officials were investigating a "significant" outbreak in Alberta involving P.1 variants of concern - the variant that originated in Brazil, linked to a returning traveller.

The other seven cases were identified in the Edmundston region - five infections are connected to previously confirmed cases and the other two are under investigation.

The province now has 34 active cases of the virus.

It's not known how many, if any, new deaths from COVID-19 were reported in the previous 24 hours as they were not included in Sunday's preliminary update.

Sunday's 950 new COVID-19 cases followed two straight days of approximately 1,100 cases discovered in one day.

Hospitalizations increased by one to 502, while the number of patients in intensive care rose by four to 128.

About 8,000 vaccine doses were administered Saturday, Hinshaw said, bringing the provincial total to an estimated 693,000 doses to date.

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