Covid-19 Cases in Canada

What are the provinces and territories with the most Covid-19 cases in Canada? In which provinces and territories have cases increased in recent weeks? In this new section, some interesting data on Coronavirus in Canada.

Territories and provinces with most cases of Covid-19 in Canada

First of all let’s start with absolute data. In Canada, the total number of Covid-19 cases as of August 29, 2020 is 127,660. Quebec is the top province with 62,232 cases (almost 50% of the total). In second place is Ontario with 42,083 cases of Coronavirus. In third place is Alberta with 13,476 cases. The cases in the last month, from July 29 to August 29, have increased by about 12 thousand. A trend now constant but lower than in the initial months.

Total Covid-19 cases in Canada

How much have the cases of Coronavirus increased in Canada? As you can see from the graph the two main periods of growth were in April and May. From April 1 to April 30, from 9595 to 52,335 cases of Covid-19. In May from 55.050 on May 1 to 90.936 on May 31. Growth that then, in the following months, was reduced.

Inhabitants and cases of Covid-19. Are they related?

One last interesting fact. In Canada where the number of inhabitants is higher, are there more cases of Covid-19? If you analyze the number of inhabitants in Canada in total is 37.59 million. The 5 most populated provinces in order are Ontario, Quebec, British Columbia, Alberta and Manitoba. Ontario has 13,448,494 inhabitants, Quebec 8,163,361. Then B.C. with more than 4 and a half million, Alberta with more than 4 million and Manitoba with 1,278,365.

Ontario which is the first Province by number of inhabitants is the second by number of cases of Covid-19 with 42,083 cases as of August 29. Ontario is surpassed by Quebec which has 62,232 cases in total.
Alberta, which is the fourth area for population, is the third for number of cases of Covid-19 with 13,476 overtaking British Columbia by more than double. In short, with these data it is interesting to note where the virus has not developed homogeneously in all territories, indeed. Finally, one last piece of information. For those who want to this link it is possible to see the evolution of Covid-19 in the U.S. Also in this case the Coronavirus first developed mainly in New York and then moved to California, Texas and Florida.