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Coronavirus: What you need to know today

Diana Pereira, 680News and CityNews

Last Updated Feb 24, 2021 at 2:24 pm EST

In this illustration provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in January 2020 shows the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV). THE CANADIAN PRESS/CDC via AP, File

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Feb. 24 updates:

COVID-19 IN CANADA

COVID-19 IN ONTARIO

  • Total Cases: 854,181

  • Total Resolved: 801,912

  • Total Deaths: 21,789

  • Vaccine doses administered: 1,634,173

  • The number of global cases and cases in Canada, by province or territory, are listed on Canada’s public health page (the page is updated late in the day).
  • The number of vaccinations administered in Canada are listed on the COVID-19 Tracker Canada project, an initiative founded by a University of Saskatchewan student.

  • Total Cases: 296,173

  • Total Resolved: 279,230

  • Total Deaths: 6,893

  • Vaccine doses administered: 602,848

  • The number of cases in Ontario is listed on the Ontario government’s health page (the page is updated once in the morning).
  • Ontario lists the daily vaccine doses, total doses administered, and total vaccinations completed here (the page is updated once in the morning).

 

Feb. 24 stories:

 

 

Ongoing stories:

CORONAVIRUS: Ask Me Anything

  • CityNews and 680 NEWS bring you Q&A sessions with leading health experts and officials to answer your COVID-19 related questions.

 

Coronavirus FAQ: what it is, how it spreads and who to call

  • A quick look at the basics of what you should know about the virus, what to do in case of suspected infection, and how to protect yourself.

 

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World statistics:

The World Health Organization (WHO) has an interactive dashboard here with the latest statistics from around the planet. They also have an interactive timeline on the history of the pandemic.

 

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