Regional Covid-19 Resources and On Reserve Stats by Region Below:
Black = New Cases, Green = Recovered, Red = Deaths, Blue – Hospitalized, Purple – ISC reported total –  Updated Daily

BC
14 458 158 8,632 8,804
AB
9 1,046 185 20,082 20,311
SK
0 495 129 16,186 16,343
MB
4 901 155 25,118 25,283
ON
81 365 80 21,111 21,459
QC
86 115 26 13,653 13,793
Atlantic
0 14 9 4,614 4,658
North60
10 326 56 19,406 19,499
 

Monkeypox outbreaks in Canada and worldwide signal shift in behaviour of virus – CBC

Canada’s ‘entire population is susceptible,’ says top official

May 21, 2022

As the world races to understand more about rapidly emerging monkeypox outbreaks, the speed in which cases are being discovered signals a major shift in the behaviour of the virus and its ability to spread from person to person unnoticed.

Five cases of monkeypox have been confirmed in Quebec and Canada’s chief public health officer said Friday provinces are continuing to investigate “a couple dozen” possible cases throughout Canada — with more likely to be confirmed in the days and weeks ahead.

The World Health Organization (WHO) said Friday there are currently about 80 confirmed cases worldwide, with another 50 pending investigation and more likely to be reported as global surveillance expands.

West and Central Africa typically see thousands of endemic cases reported annually, but monkeypox cases outside of Africa are rare and largely tied to travel. What sets this global outbreak apart is the rise in cases with no known travel origin.

Read more: https://www.cbc.ca/news/health/monkeypox-canada-global-outbreak-1.6461880

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