TORONTO -- How do Canadian provinces compare to American states in terms of COVID-19 cases? We’ve calculated reported cases per million people each day of the pandemic to get an idea of how the two countries stack up. Overall, even Canada’s highest-reporting regions are low compared to places south of the border.

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Even at their peaks, Canada’s provinces are still relatively low – Loading... tops the list for Canada at Loading... overall in terms of highest all-time average daily cases per million people.

Below is an updated list of the states and provinces sorted by the current number of cases being reported. We’re showing the average number of daily cases over a seven day period by default.

Comparing COVID-19 in states and provinces

Showing cases,

Ranked by highest Scale:


U.S. data is collected daily from the COVID-19 Data Repository by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins University. Canadian data is collected by CTV News based on daily provincial reports.

Note: On Sept. 2, Massachusetts updated their case definition, resulting in a drop in overall confirmed cases.

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Additional data and design work by Mahima Singh.