Apr 07 | 1 Year 26 Days | Day 391 of lockdown | Week 56 | Total Cases in Canada: 1,028,041 (Up 7,148)
COVID-19 Global News, Charts and Updates
Starting Apr 8, ON declares a provincewide stay-at-home order. ICUs in ON at ~28% of full capacity. SK ICUs are at ~40% of overall capacity. Day 391 (1 Year 26 Days – Week 56) of the Coronavirus Outbreak in Canada as of Wednesday, Apr 7. There are currently 1,028,041 COVID-19 cases (precisely as forecasted last Wednesday.) The number of cases increased by 7,148 or 0.70% since yesterday (ON +3,215, QC +1,270, AB +1,351, BC +997, Other +315.) That’s a 1.6 times decrease from a peak of 11,373 on Jan 3. Daily growth is still 88 times faster than the last day before the lockdown when it reached 81 cases. COVID-19 cases increased 4.7% since last Wednesday when the number of cases was 982,117. The average daily growth rate in Canada in the past 3 days was 0.79%. At this rate, the number of infected by Coronavirus will reach 1,083,000 in a week from now and 1,140,000 in 2 weeks, while Herd Immunity will be achieved the earliest in July 2022 (in 1.2 years.) There are currently 23,174 (up 32) individuals who died from the Coronavirus in Canada.
It is still unclear why it is safe to use takeout and prepared food delivery. Imagine someone without symptoms but infected preparing your food? How is it different from touching your mouth? The packaging will likely be contaminated too. On average it takes 5.5 days for symptoms to materialize. All this time the incumbent is contagious. Also, at least 10x cases are not detected and many of them might be cooking your takeout. And after the symptoms subside, that same person still contagious for another 6-12 days.