The latest coronavirus news from Canada and around the world Monday. This file will be updated throughout the day. Web links to longer stories if available.
5:10 a.m.: The new cases in the central city of Da Nang are the first confirmed to be locally transmitted in the country in over three months.
Public transport into and out of Da Nang was cancelled. Over the weekend, thousands of mostly Vietnamese tourists cut short their summer holidays in the popular beach destination. The lockdown has dealt a hard blow to the city’ tourism industry, which was just being revived after earlier coronavirus cases mostly subsided at the end of April.
Hotel guests quickly ended their stays and cancelled upcoming trips upon the news of the first case, one hotelier said on the condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to speak to the media.
4:10 a.m.: As the clock ticks down to September, a new poll suggests many Canadian parents are on the fence about whether to send their kids to school if and when classrooms are reopened.
The poll by Leger and the Association for Canadian Studies comes as provincial governments are working on how to get students back into classrooms, most of which have been shuttered since mid-March due to COVID-19.
4 a.m.: The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada on July 28 at 4 a.m. —
There are 114,597 confirmed cases in Canada.
_ Quebec: 58,728 confirmed (including 5,667 deaths, 50,886 resolved)
_ Ontario: 38,799 confirmed (including 2,764 deaths, 34,461 resolved)
_ Alberta: 10,390 confirmed (including 186 deaths, 8,774 resolved)
_ British Columbia: 3,500 confirmed (including 193 deaths, 3,043 resolved)
_ Saskatchewan: 1,209 confirmed (including 16 deaths, 886 resolved)
_ Nova Scotia: 1,067 confirmed (including 63 deaths, 1,004 resolved)
_ Manitoba: 386 confirmed (including 7 deaths, 319 resolved), 14 presumptive
_ Newfoundland and Labrador: 266 confirmed (including 3 deaths, 259 resolved)
_ New Brunswick: 170 confirmed (including 2 deaths, 165 resolved)
_ Prince Edward Island: 36 confirmed (including 34 resolved)
_ Yukon: 14 confirmed (including 13 resolved)
_ Repatriated Canadians: 13 confirmed (including 13 resolved)
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_ Northwest Territories: 5 confirmed (including 5 resolved)
_ Nunavut: No confirmed cases
_ Total: 114,597 (14 presumptive, 114,583 confirmed including 8,901 deaths, 99,862 resolved)