COVID-19 cases drop in Canada but death numbers show slight increase

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The Health Canada and Public Health of Agency of Canada (PHAC) reported 4,035 new positive COVID-19 cases, showing a considerable reduction in new positive cases as compared to Monday when 4,500 cases were recorded across the country.

Meanwhile, the Health Canada said 37 new deaths were reported while the number of deaths were at 35 on Monday.

According to the latest COVID-19 daily epidemiology update released late on Tuesday, 4035 new cases were recorded in 12 provinces and territories of the country.

Yukon was the only province which did not report any new positive case of the virus in the past 24 hours.

Ontario once again reported the most number of new COVID-19 positive cases (1,616) while Alberta reported 877 new cases, Quebec 549, British Columbia 411, Saskatchewan 129, Manitoba 335, New Foundland and Labrador 6, New Brunswick 10, Nova Scotia 90, Prince Edward Island 2, Northwest Territories 4 and Nunavut 6.

The majority of the new deaths were reported in Ontario where 17 people died of the virus while 9 people died in Quebec during the same period.

Alberta reported 4 new deaths, British Columbia 2, Saskatchewan 3, Manitoba 1, and New Brunswick 1.

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