Latest numbers of reported COVID-19 cases in the public service (May 26)

By June 8, 2021COVID-19

The number of new COVID-19 cases being reported in the public service continues to fall from week to week. The number of total reported cases since reporting began now stands at 5,151 as of May 26. Only 60 new cases were reported last week. The number of total reported cases has been:

  • 5,091 on May 19;
  • 4,967 on May 12;
  • 4,785 on May 5;
  • 4,581 on April 28;
  • 4,314 on April 21;
  • 4,011 on April 14; and,
  • 3,751 on April 7.

The breakdown is by province and the top five areas with the highest reported cases continues to be:

National Capital Region: 1,429
Quebec (minus the NCR): 906
Ontario (minus the NCR): 784
Alberta: 757
British Columbia: 710

There amount of reported cases in the public service outside of Canada remains at 57.


Province, region or territory
Reported cases
Alberta757
British Columbia710
Manitoba202
National Capital Region (NCR)1,429
New Brunswick15
Newfoundland and Labrador21
Northwest Territories1
Nova Scotia46
Nunavut2
Ontario (Minus NCR)784
Prince Edward Island2
Quebec (Minus NCR)906
Saskatchewan218
Yukon1
Outside of Canada57

As cases continue to drop, the Chief Human Resources Officer at Treasury Board sent a letter to Deputy Heads on May 28 to inform them that guidance will be coming this summer about increasing occupancy levels at federal worksites as, “decisions taken in the coming weeks and months will matter for the workforce of the future.”

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Reported cases of Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the federal public service