The death toll of the A/H1N1 flu in Canada rose to 50 Tuesday, the Public Health Agency of Canada ( PHAC) said in its latest release, Xinhua reported.
The French-speaking Quebec province has the most death cases at 19, followed by Ontario at 16. Other deaths happened in Alberta, Saskatchewan and British Columbia.
Last week Canada announced it would give up counting individual H1N1 flu cases and focus on research of community spread patterns and unusual situations, after the WHO made similar suggestions.
As of July 15, Canada had a total of 10,156 confirmed cases. The PHAC now issue deaths numbers twice a week.