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Canada Published A Covid-19 Report Forecasting 300 Thousand Victims

Canada Published A Covid-19 Report Forecasting 300 Thousand Victims

Canada published a report containing various scenarios for the possible development of the situation with coronavirus. According to the worst-case scenario, more than 300 thousand residents may die because of the infection. Possible models of the epidemic's effect were published by the country's public health Agency.

So, if the number of infected people in Canada remains at the level of five percent, then death from coronavirus threatens from 11 to 22 thousand citizens. If we do not make efforts to contain the spread of the virus, about 300 thousand people may die. At the same time, it is noted that Canada has time to take the necessary measures.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau noted that the peak of the disease in Canada may come in late spring, reports Bell News.

Earlier, Dr. Alan Drummond, representing the Canadian Association of emergency physicians, proposed to turn the stadiums of national hockey League (NHL) clubs into temporary hospitals and morgues in the conditions of the spread of the coronavirus.

About 21 thousand people have become infected with the coronavirus in Canada to date, and more than 500 have died. According to the latest data, more than 1.6 million cases of infection were recorded in the world, more than 96 thousand people died, and more than 355 thousand were cured.