October 19, 2021

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COVID-19 in Ontario: Province breaks another record with over 1,100 new cases

COVID-19 in Ontario: Province breaks another record with over 1,100 new cases

TORONTO – Ontario is setting a record for new COVID-19 cases.

Regional health officials logged in 1,132 new infections of the coronavirus novel Saturday.

When was the last record set in Ontario 1,050 cases Listed on Tuesday. Most recently, the province reported 1,003 new cases on Friday, 998 on Thursday and 987 on Wednesday.

Ontario’s seven-day average for the number of reported cases is now 1,013, four times the first time.

Saturday brings the report The total number of lab-certified cases in the Province To 82,825, including deaths and recoveries.

Regional health officials logged 11 new deaths related to the disease Saturday, bringing the death toll in Ontario to 3,220.

Health officials expect 852 cases to be resolved by Saturday, bringing the number of recovered patients in Ontario to 70,938.

There are currently 8,667 active COVID-19 cases in the province.

In Ontario hospitals, 384 COVID-19 patients are being treated. Of those patients, 88 were in the intensive care unit and 88 of them were on the ventilator.

Where are the new COVID-19 cases?

Of New cases were logged on Saturday, 336 in Toronto, 258 in Peel Region, 114 in York Region, 78 in Ottawa, 64 in Halton Region, 55 in Hamilton.

Most of the new infections logged in on Saturday were in people between the ages of 20 and 39, with 409 cases appearing in that age group. There were 182 new cases in people 19 years of age or younger, 323 in those aged 40 and 59 and 145 in those aged between 60 and 79. Seventy-four cases were also reported in people aged 80 years or older. Is old.

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On Saturday, health measures began to relax in several COVID-19 hotspots across the province Ontario’s new color-coded tire system Has an impact.

The only area currently occupied by the Red Zone is labeled Peel Region, York Region and Ottawa Orange. The Red Zone, among other things, is covered by indoor dining for 10 people and gyms are limited to 10 people inside. Orange level bars and restaurants are limited to 50 people inside the house, with no more than four people seated.

The revised Stage 2 restrictions will be in effect in Toronto until November 14th.

COVID-19 test in Ontario

Since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic 10 months ago, more than that 5.3 million tests The disease was managed.

Nearly 39,200 tests were completed within the last recorded 24-hour period.

There are currently 44,572 tests pending in the province.