14 cases of COVID-19 confirmed…Possibly one more to add
Feb. 29, 2020
Global Korean Post
As of February 28, 2020, 14 cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in Canada. In addition, the Government of Quebec reported their first case of COVID-19.
The province has sent the presumptive positive sample to the National Microbiology Laboratory for further testing. If confirmed by the laboratory, this would be Canada’s fifteenth confirmed case.
14 confirmed cases of COVID-19 include the province of Ontario(7) and British Columbia (7).
Thousands of cases of COVID-19 have been reported in China.
Aside from Canada, other countries or regions reporting cases are 41 countries.
The Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) has assessed the public health risk associated with COVID-19 as low for Canada. Public health risk is continually reassessed as new information becomes available.
The risk to Canadian travellers abroad is generally low but will vary depending on the destination.
The Public Health Agency of Canada says that it is closely monitoring the spread of COVID-19 in other countries.