Ontario Reports Over 1,000 New COVID-19 Cases for Second Day in a Row | The Canadian News

Ontario reported 1,053 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday, bringing the province’s total case count to 622,313.

For comparison, last Saturday he saw 854 cases and the previous Saturday he saw 728 cases.

This is an increase from Friday, when Ontario reached 1,031 new COVID-19 cases, the first time the count has surpassed 1,000 in six months.

Eight more deaths were recorded on Saturday, bringing the provincial death toll to 10,024. However, a death had occurred more than a month ago and was added to the data as part of a data cleanup.

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The Ministry of Health reported that 284 people are currently hospitalized with COVID-19 (two less than the previous day).

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There are 160 patients in intensive care units due to COVID-19 (14 more than the day before) and 98 patients in intensive care units with a ventilator (6 more than the day before).

According to the latest provincial data, 139 cases were recorded in Toronto, 101 cases in the Simcoe Muskoka district, 69 in Ottawa, 59 in the Peel region, 54 in Windsor-Essex, 54 in the York region, 50 in Sudbury and districts, all other public health units registered less than 50 cases.

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In the last 24 hours, 36,268 tests were completed. The data also reported that 14,863 tests are being investigated.

The positivity of the test reached 3.5 percent. This is an increase compared to last Saturday, when the positivity of the test reached 3 percent.

Meanwhile, the province also reported that 722 cases were considered resolved on Saturday. A total of 604,749 Ontario residents were reported to have recovered from the virus.

Active cases in Ontario now stand at 7,540, up from the previous day, when it was at 7,217. At the peak of the second wave coronavirus surge in January, active cases reached just over 30,000. In the third wave in April, active cases exceeded 43,000.

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