March 25, 2023

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COVID-19: Ontario reports 2005 new cases and 18 more deaths | Coronavirus: Ontario

Une ambulance roule dans les rues de Toronto pendant qu'une piétonne portant un masque traverse la rue.

A total of 171,400 cases have been reported since the outbreak and 3,477 deaths have been reported.

Data provided Sunday morning, however, show a slight decline in active cases in the province, numbering 19,861.

755 to 823 from the previous day in the hospital. This number crossed 1000 in the middle of the week. In the case of patients admitted to intensive care, the Province reported 285 one less than yesterday, of which 194 were on ventilator or seven more than yesterday.

Not all hospitals publish updated statistics on weekends.

In the first tweet published on Sunday on behalf of Health Minister Christine Elliott, he said that the data related to the screening would be available later than expected.

Just before 11:30 a.m., the minister posted another tweet There were 61,465 tests on December 24, 49,511 on December 25 and 41,783 on December 26.

The province has not reported its screening statistics since the morning of December 24th.

A new species has been discovered in Ontario

Separately, the first Canadian cases of the COVID-19 variant recently discovered in the UK were confirmed on Saturday In two people in Ontario.

Following this news, Health Canada reminded travelers Those who have traveled to the UK or South Africa in the last 14 days: Monitor for symptoms, consult public health officials about symptoms and specify their travel history.

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All of Ontario is back In custody Since Saturday morning, the Ministry of Health has requested that the disease system be put in place at airports to better control the infection and make it possible for a new strain of the virus to arrive.

Opposition groups called for a halt to the protests in Queens Park Case tracing should be done more systematically In the province.

In addition, in an email sent to Radio-Canada on Sunday afternoon, Public Health stated that Ontario cleanup diagnostic tests – used from the beginning of the epidemic – were effective in detecting COVID-19. Additional tests are needed to differentiate between the different variants.

Public Health Ontario [en collaboration avec plusieurs laboratoires] Examine the large sizes of SARS-CoV-2 positive samples to determine the prevalence of the UK variant in the province., Explains the representative in the email.