Canada's death toll from coronavirus rises to 13 - government

People wearing face masks and goggles wait to check in for an international flight at the Vancouver International Airport

(Reuters) - Canada's death toll from the coronavirus outbreak has risen to 13 from 12 the previous day, with confirmed cases rising to 1,099, a government official said on Saturday.

The government has tested around 83,000 people for COVID-19, the disease caused by the virus, the official said.


(Reporting by Denny Thomas in Toronto; Editing by Daniel Wallis)