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In the past seven days, there were 486 deaths from COVID-19 nationally. At least 5,670 people are being treated in hospitals and 363 are in the ICU.

Canada’s inoculation rate is 15th among countries with a population of one million or more people.

Sources: Canada data is compiled from government websites, Johns Hopkins and COVID-19 Canada Open Data Working Group; international data is from Johns Hopkins University.


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Globe opinion

André Picard: Canada reaches a grim milestone – 40,000 COVID-19 deaths

Adam Gopnik: With a million COVID deaths, America dives deep into a strange cult of self-sacrifice


More reading

Leah Hennel’s Alone Together: A Pandemic Photo Essay takes readers through the devastation and joy of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Calgary-based photojournalist Leah Hennel had unique access during the pandemic, as a contract photographer for Alberta Health Services. Her new book is out now.Leah Hennel


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