Covid-19 Updates English Health & Medicine

Covid-19 in Canada, 88.4% of victims is over 70 years old

EnglishItalianPortugueseSpanishGermanDutchFilipinoPolishChinese (Simplified)ArabicBengaliGreekTurkishKoreanJapanesePersianRomanian TORONTO – On March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization declared the rapid spread of Covid-19 a pandemic. A year later, with over 2.6 million deaths and 117 million cases worldwide, it is time to present a first, partial balance sheet, for a phenomenon that is still ongoing and represents a continuous threat, with the third wave also on the horizon in Canada and with the real risk represented by the variants of the virus. In Canada, according to data from Health Canada, a whole of 897,292 cases of Covid-19 have been recorded. The deaths ascertained by the health authorities attributed to the coronavirus in our country reached 22,286, most of them in Quebec – over 10,400 – and Ontario, over 7 thousand. (more…)