Map – Total Number of COVID-19 Cases in Canada – Text Description
Additional national maps and data are available.
Additional COVID-19 case information:
- Epidemiological data (infection rate and spread)
- Preliminary data tables related to confirmed cases (dataset)
An international map and data are available.
Globally, efforts have focused on taking measures to contain the outbreak and prevent further spread.
Risk to Canadians
COVID-19 is a serious health threat, and the situation is evolving daily. The risk varies between and within communities, but given the number of cases in Canada, the risk to Canadians is considered high.
We continue to reassess the public health risk based on the best available evidence as the situation evolves.
For more information, refer to our risk section.
How Canada is monitoring COVID-19
The Public Health Agency of Canada is working with provinces, territories and international partners, including the World Health Organization, to actively monitor the situation. Global efforts are focused on containment of the outbreak and the prevention of further spread.
Canada’s Chief Public Health Officer of Canada is in close contact with provincial and territorial Chief Medical Officers of Health to ensure that any cases of COVID-19 occurring in Canada continue to be rapidly identified and managed in order to protect the health of Canadians.
Canada’s National Microbiology Laboratory is performing diagnostic testing for the virus that causes COVID-19. The laboratory is working in close collaboration with provincial and territorial public health laboratories, which are now able to test for COVID-19. This summary of people tested in Canada is updated once a day.
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This testing summary represents information collected by the laboratory and not the total reported cases in Canada. The remainder of tests not reported here are still being resolved.
Should there be any differences with the national case count compared with testing numbers reported by provincial and territorial public health officials, provincial data should be considered the most up-to-date.
For more information, visit Canada’s response page.