Coronavirus: No deaths in Canada reported for first time since March

People maintain social distance as they sit at Humber Bay Shores park, Ontario, Canada May 24, 2020. (Reuters)

Canada reported zero coronavirus deaths in the past 24 hours for the first time since March 15, according to public health agency data released late on Friday.

Canada's death toll from the pandemic stood at 9,163 as of Sept. 11, the same as the number of the deaths reported on Sept.
10, government data showed.

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But the number of positive cases rose by 702 to 135,626 on Sept. 11 from the previous day, the data showed.

The global death toll from the coronavirus passed 900,000 on Wednesday, as worldwide cases topped 27.7 million, according to a Reuters tally.

The United States remains the world’s worst-affected country, with deaths exceeding 190,000 and cases exceeding 6.3 million. Brazil is in second place with more than 127,000 deaths followed by India with nearly 74,000 dead.

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Last Update: Saturday, 12 September 2020 KSA 04:00 - GMT 01:00
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