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Today marks one year since Canada’s first COVID-19 case

Canada is set to pass 750,000 COVID-19 cases today.

Exactly a year ago today, on Jan. 25, 2020, Canada had its first confirmed COVID-19 case. The case occurred in a 56-year-old male in Ontario, who had recently travelled to Wuhan, China, and has since recovered from the virus.

Since the first COVID-19 case in Canada, 747,383 cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed, with 19,094 deaths. Canada is set to surpass 750,000 cases later today across the country.

For more on COVID-19 in Canada, please visit the Health Canada website.

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