The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Friday, Dec. 18, 2020

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The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 7:30 p.m. ET on Friday, Dec. 18, 2020.

There are 495,346 confirmed cases in Canada.

_ Canada: 495,346 confirmed cases (75,695 active, 405,611 resolved, 14,040 deaths).*The total case count includes 13 confirmed cases among repatriated travellers.

There were 6,708 new cases Friday from 88,821 completed tests, for a positivity rate of 7.6 per cent. The rate of active cases is 201.37 per 100,000 people. Over the past seven days, there have been a total of 46,505 new cases. The seven-day rolling average of new cases is 6,644.

There were 124 new reported deaths Friday. Over the past seven days there have been a total of 789 new reported deaths. The seven-day rolling average of new reported deaths is 113. The seven-day rolling average of the death rate is 0.3 per 100,000 people. The overall death rate is 37.35 per 100,000 people.

There have been 12,948,837 tests completed.

_ Newfoundland and Labrador: 372 confirmed cases (27 active, 341 resolved, four deaths).

There were five new cases Friday from 607 completed tests, for a positivity rate of 0.82 per cent. The rate of active cases is 5.18 per 100,000 people. Over the past seven days, there have been a total of 17 new cases. The seven-day rolling average of new cases is two.

There have been no deaths reported over the past week. The overall death rate is 0.77 per 100,000 people.

There have been 69,461 tests completed.

_ Prince Edward Island: 90 confirmed cases (17 active, 73 resolved, zero deaths).

There were zero new cases Friday from 397 completed tests, for a positivity rate of 0.0 per cent. The rate of active cases is 10.83 per 100,000 people. Over the past seven days, there have been a total of six new cases. The seven-day rolling average of new cases is one.

There have been no deaths reported over the past week. The overall death rate is zero per 100,000 people.

There have been 75,421 tests completed.

_ Nova Scotia: 1,443 confirmed cases (48 active, 1,330 resolved, 65 deaths).

There were seven new cases Friday from 904 completed tests, for a positivity rate of 0.77 per cent. The rate of active cases is 4.94 per 100,000 people. Over the past seven days, there have been a total of 41 new cases. The seven-day rolling average of new cases is six.

There have been no deaths reported over the past week. The overall death rate is 6.69 per 100,000 people.

There have been 167,239 tests completed.

_ New Brunswick: 573 confirmed cases (53 active, 512 resolved, eight deaths).

There were zero new cases Friday from 370 completed tests, for a positivity rate of 0.0 per cent. The rate of active cases is 6.82 per 100,000 people. Over the past seven days, there have been a total of 19 new cases. The seven-day rolling average of new cases is three.

There have been no deaths reported over the past week. The overall death rate is 1.03 per 100,000 people.

There have been 111,512 tests completed.

_ Quebec: 172,801 confirmed cases (17,732 active, 147,398 resolved, 7,671 deaths).

There were 1,773 new cases Friday from 11,165 completed tests, for a positivity rate of 16 per cent. The rate of active cases is 208.98 per 100,000 people. Over the past seven days, there have been a total of 12,778 new cases. The seven-day rolling average of new cases is 1,825.

There were 36 new reported deaths Friday. Over the past seven days there have been a total of 236 new reported deaths. The seven-day rolling average of new reported deaths is 34. The seven-day rolling average of the death rate is 0.4 per 100,000 people. The overall death rate is 90.41 per 100,000 people.

There have been 2,382,661 tests completed.

_ Ontario: 151,257 confirmed cases (17,742 active, 129,417 resolved, 4,098 deaths).

There were 2,290 new cases Friday from 66,014 completed tests, for a positivity rate of 3.5 per cent. The rate of active cases is 121.8 per 100,000 people. Over the past seven days, there have been a total of 14,626 new cases. The seven-day rolling average of new cases is 2,089.

There were 40 new reported deaths Friday. Over the past seven days there have been a total of 182 new reported deaths. The seven-day rolling average of new reported deaths is 26. The seven-day rolling average of the death rate is 0.18 per 100,000 people. The overall death rate is 28.13 per 100,000 people.

There have been 6,998,331 tests completed.

_ Manitoba: 22,397 confirmed cases (5,602 active, 16,248 resolved, 547 deaths).

There were 350 new cases Friday from 2,106 completed tests, for a positivity rate of 17 per cent. The rate of active cases is 409.06 per 100,000 people. Over the past seven days, there have been a total of 2,005 new cases. The seven-day rolling average of new cases is 286.

There were 10 new reported deaths Friday. Over the past seven days there have been a total of 82 new reported deaths. The seven-day rolling average of new reported deaths is 12. The seven-day rolling average of the death rate is 0.86 per 100,000 people. The overall death rate is 39.94 per 100,000 people.

There have been 389,259 tests completed.

_ Saskatchewan: 13,077 confirmed cases (3,736 active, 9,234 resolved, 107 deaths).

There were 245 new cases Friday from 1,649 completed tests, for a positivity rate of 15 per cent. The rate of active cases is 318.1 per 100,000 people. Over the past seven days, there have been a total of 1,602 new cases. The seven-day rolling average of new cases is 229.

There were two new reported deaths Friday. Over the past seven days there have been a total of 32 new reported deaths. The seven-day rolling average of new reported deaths is five. The seven-day rolling average of the death rate is 0.39 per 100,000 people. The overall death rate is 9.11 per 100,000 people.

There have been 289,625 tests completed.

_ Alberta: 87,581 confirmed cases (19,607 active, 67,159 resolved, 815 deaths).

There were 1,413 new cases Friday. The rate of active cases is 448.54 per 100,000 people. Over the past seven days, there have been a total of 10,789 new cases. The seven-day rolling average of new cases is 1,541.

There were 25 new reported deaths Friday. Over the past seven days there have been a total of 131 new reported deaths. The seven-day rolling average of new reported deaths is 19. The seven-day rolling average of the death rate is 0.43 per 100,000 people. The overall death rate is 18.64 per 100,000 people.

There have been 1,547,298 tests completed.

_ British Columbia: 45,400 confirmed cases (11,087 active, 33,589 resolved, 724 deaths).

There were 624 new cases Friday from 5,523 completed tests, for a positivity rate of 11 per cent. The rate of active cases is 218.62 per 100,000 people. Over the past seven days, there have been a total of 4,603 new cases. The seven-day rolling average of new cases is 658.

There were 11 new reported deaths Friday. Over the past seven days there have been a total of 126 new reported deaths. The seven-day rolling average of new reported deaths is 18. The seven-day rolling average of the death rate is 0.35 per 100,000 people. The overall death rate is 14.28 per 100,000 people.

There have been 899,338 tests completed.

_ Yukon: 59 confirmed cases (one active, 57 resolved, one death).

There were zero new cases Friday from seven completed tests, for a positivity rate of 0.0 per cent. The rate of active cases is 2.45 per 100,000 people. Over the past seven days, there have been a total of one new cases. The seven-day rolling average of new cases is zero.

There have been no deaths reported over the past week. The overall death rate is 2.45 per 100,000 people.

There have been 5,822 tests completed.

_ Northwest Territories: 24 confirmed cases (nine active, 15 resolved, zero deaths).

There was one new case Friday from 41 completed tests, for a positivity rate of 2.4 per cent. The rate of active cases is 20.08 per 100,000 people. Over the past seven days, there has been four new case. The seven-day rolling average of new cases is one.

There have been no deaths reported over the past week. The overall death rate is zero per 100,000 people.

There have been 7,635 tests completed.

_ Nunavut: 259 confirmed cases (34 active, 225 resolved, zero deaths).

There were zero new cases Friday from 38 completed tests, for a positivity rate of 0.0 per cent. The rate of active cases is 87.67 per 100,000 people. Over the past seven days, there have been a total of 14 new cases. The seven-day rolling average of new cases is two.

There have been no deaths reported over the past week. The overall death rate is zero per 100,000 people.

There have been 5,159 tests completed.

This report was automatically generated by The Canadian Press Digital Data Desk and was first published Dec. 18, 2020.

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