Ontario today reports 1,534 new COVID-19 cases and 14 new deaths | The Canadian News - The Canadian
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Ontario today reports 1,534 new COVID-19 cases and 14 new deaths | The Canadian News


Ontario medical authorities today offered their daily update on the status of COVID-19 cases in the province.

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Ontario reported 1,534 new COVID-19 cases today, bringing the total number of cases in the province now to 103,912.

“Locally, there are 490 new cases in Peel, 460 in Toronto and 130 in the York region,” said the health minister. Christine Elliott. “There are 1,429 more cases resolved and almost 46,400 tests completed.”

Ontario has already completed a total of 5,920,252 tests since the pandemic began, while 30,427 remain under investigation.

Meanwhile, 87,508 cases are considered resolved, representing 84.2% of all confirmed cases.

14 new deaths were also announced today, bringing the number of total COVID-19-related deaths in the province to 3,486.

To date there are 484 people hospitalized with the virus (29 fewer), 147 in intensive care (1 more) and 89 on respirators (2 more).

According to the ministry of long-term care, there have been 2,141 deaths among residents and patients of long-term care homes across Ontario, an increase of four in the last 24 hours.

There are currently 99 outbreaks in long-term care homes, unchanged from the numbers reported yesterday, and there are 590 active cases among residents of long-term care homes and 473 among staff.

Nationwide, Canada has reported 325,711 COVID-19 cases and 11,406 virus-related deaths since the start of the pandemic.




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