World News – CA – Ontario reports 700 new cases of coronavirus, highest daily infections on record

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Ontario reports 700 new cases of the novel coronavirus on Monday, setting a new record for the most daily infections on record in the province

The last highest number of cases was on April 24, when 640 cases were reported, however, only 12,295 tests were performed on that day

Ontario Health Minister Christine Elliott says more than 41,100 tests have been processed in the past 24 hours A total of 3,849,337 tests have been carried out since the start of the pandemic There are currently 49,586 people awaiting test results

According to Monday’s provincial report, 344 new cases were recorded in Toronto, 104 in Peel Region, 89 in Ottawa and 56 in York Region

Ontario reports 700 cases of # COVID19 with more than 41,100 tests performed Locally, there are 344 new cases in Toronto including 104 in Peel, 89 in Ottawa and 56 in York Region 60% of current cases concern people under 40

The province has also surpassed 50,000 total cases since the start of the pandemic The total now stands at 50,531 cases

Elliott also said 60% of Monday’s cases were in people under 40

The province also notes that the number of publicly reported cases each day may not match the number of cases reported by the local public health unit on any given day Local public health units report the first time they were notified of a case, which can be updated and changed as information becomes available

Meanwhile, 43,127 Ontarians have recovered from COVID-19, the illness caused by the virus, which accounts for 85% of known cases Resolved cases increased by 331 from the previous day

The death toll in the province rose to 2,840 as an additional death was reported

Ontario has 128 people hospitalized with COVID-19 (16 from the previous day), with 29 patients in an intensive care unit (one) and 17 intensive care patients on ventilators (one )

The Ontario Hospital Association says it is calling on the Ontario government to step up public health measures in the Greater Toronto Area and Ottawa as infections continue to rise

« At this rate, hospitals face a direct threat to their ability to continue to provide high quality care, » the OHA tweeted

The OHA has stated that a return to Stage 2 with restrictions on indoor dining, bars, places of worship, weddings, gyms, cinemas and other non-essential businesses is necessary to avoid more cases and allow schools to remain open

With Ontario reporting 700 new # COVID19 infections today, the OHA is asking @ONGov to step up public health measures in Toronto, the Greater Toronto Area and Ottawa At this rate, hospitals face a direct threat to their ability to continue providing high quality care #onpoli picTwittercom / cnXV6vb8cV

The new figures reported for Monday’s report are valid as of 2 a.m. Sunday for the Toronto, Ottawa and Middlesex-London public health units, and 4 p.m. Sunday for the rest of the province

Meanwhile, government figures show there have been a total of 272 school-related COVID-19 cases in Ontario – 137 among students and 52 among staff (83 people have not identified) This is an increase of 36 additional cases

Affected schools with active cases are in Toronto, Oakville, Burlington, Halton Hills, Pickering, Ajax, Whitby, Oshawa, Mississauga, Brampton, Caledon, Orangeville, Aurora, Milton, Tottenham, Waterloo, Cambridge, Kitchener, Brantford , Welland, Ancaster, St Catharines, Hamilton, Niagara Falls, Barrie, Orillia, Huntsville, Smith Falls, Amherstburg, New Tecumseth, Woodbridge, Vaughan, Markham, London, Windsor, Woolwich, Whitewater Region, Peterborough, Scugog, Clarence-Rockland, Russell, North Grenville, Ottawa, Kingsville, Thunder Bay, Red Lake and Pembroke

A school in Ontario is currently closed due to positive cases, the government said

There have been a total of 115 confirmed cases in daycares and homes – an increase of six more from the previous day

The number of cases in schools and daycares is updated only on weekdays, at 10:30 am

According to the Ministry of Long-Term Care, 1,863 deaths have been reported among residents and patients of long-term care homes across Ontario, an increase of one death from the previous day There are currently 44 outbreaks in homes, an increase of four Eight health workers and long-term care home staff have died

The ministry also said there are currently 68 active cases among residents of long-term care facilities and 116 active cases among staff

COVID cases in Ontario today

World News – CA – Ontario reports 700 new cases of coronavirus, highest daily infections on record



SOURCE: https://www.w24news.com/news/world-news-ca-ontario-reports-700-new-cases-of-coronavirus-highest-daily-infections-on-record/?remotepost=346304

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