Coronavirus: Canada death toll jumps by almost 50 percent in less than a day
The Canadian death toll from the coronavirus outbreak jumped almost 50 percent to 19 in less than a day, official figures released by the federal government showed on Sunday.
Ottawa said late on Saturday that 13 people had died but by 9 a.m. Eastern Time (1300 GMT) on Sunday that number had grown to 19, a 46 percent increase. The number of confirmed cases rose to 1,302 from 1,099. levant
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