TORONTO – Ontario is reporting another increase in COVID-19 cases, registering more than 400 new infections for the second day in a row.
Health officials reported 407 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday, the highest number since June 2, including 446 infections.
The number of cases on Saturday also increased Friday 401 new infections Reported.
The seven-day rolling average has now risen to 312, from 287 on Friday. There were 39,000 tests in the previous 24 hours, a record in the province, with a positivity rate of 1 percent.
Ontario reported an additional COVID-19-related death on Saturday, bringing the total death toll to 2,826.
The Number of laboratory confirmed infections The province now stands at 46,484, including 40,777 recoveries and deaths.
The hospital is currently treating 64 people for the disease. 20 of them are in the intensive care unit and 10 are breathing with the help of a ventilator.
Of the new patients on Saturday, the majority were between 20 and 39 years old, with 218 new cases reported.
Of those under 19, 72 new cases were reported. There were 72 new cases in 40 to 59 years. There were 42 new cases among those over 60 years of age.
Where are Ontario’s new COVID-19 cases?
Most of Saturday’s cases are concentrated in Ontario’s three COVID-19 hotspots, all of which Social collection sizes Tightened earlier this week.
Areas where most new cases are reported:
Toronto – 129
Peel area – 94
Ottawa – 55
York area – 28
Halton area – 18
Waterloo – 14
Hamilton – 12
Middlesex-London – 10
Simco Muscoca – 11
Durham Area – 8