TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada is on track to record 20,000 new cases of COVID-19 per day by the end of December, several media outlets reported late on Thursday, citing new modelling data which is set to be released on Friday.
FILE PHOTO: Employees of a stretcher service wear personal protective gear as they return a resident to Parkview Place personal care home, which is experiencing an outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, November 2, 2020.
Canada’s national average stood at 4,788 new cases between Nov. 12 and Nov. 18, according to government data released on Thursday.
Canada reported 315,751 cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, up by 4,642 from the day before, and 11,265 deaths, an increase of 79.
Hospitals in Manitoba, a province in central Canada, are on the brink of being overwhelmed, according to doctors there.
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