Public Health Ontario has reported another 230 cases of COVID-19 today, which is a 0.7 per cent increase in the total number of lab-confirmed cases in the province.
The number of recoveries reported today is higher than the new cases, with 337 new resolved cases added to Ontario’s daily update.
A case is considered resolved if the person who is positive is not hospitalized and 14 days has passed since the first date of symptom onset.
There are now 24,929 resolved cases reported by Public Health Ontario, which is 79.9 per cent of the total cases confirmed in the province to date (31,090 cases).
There have been another 14 deaths attributed to the coronavirus, according to today’s update.
The 14 deaths include five people between the ages of 60 and 79 and nine people over the age of 80.
There are now 2,464 deaths reported by Public Health Ontario, which is 7.9 per cent of the total number of cases confirmed in the province.
The Ministry of Long-Term Care reports there have been 1,738 deaths of long-term care residents. Public Health Ontario has only included 1,585 of those deaths in its report so far.
Of the total 31,090 cases, 37.7 per cent of those who have tested positive for the coronavirus have been aged 60 or older, and 67.4 per cent of the cases have been reported by public health units in the Greater Toronto Area.
There are 3,797 active cases of COVID-19 in Ontario currently, and public health reports indicate 600 of those people are hospitalized with 116 in intensive care and 88 patients on ventilators.
There have been 13,509 tests completed since the last Public Health Ontario report.
The incidence rate for Ontario is 209.2 cases of COVID-19 per 100,000 people in the population.
Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit has reported 498 cases of COVID-19 in the region to-date, including 418 recoveries and 36 deaths. Of the 44 active cases in Simcoe-Muskoka region, seven people are currently hospitalized.
The incidence rate for Simcoe-Muskoka region is 82.6 cases per 100,000 people in the population.
The case breakdown by municipality, according to the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit, is as follows:
- Barrie (159 total cases, 135 recoveries, 14 deaths)
- Bradford West Gwillimbury (103 total cases, 87 recoveries, 12 deaths)
- New Tecumseth (53 total cases, 43 recoveries, two in hospital, one death)
- Innisfil (40 total cases, 33 recoveries, two in hospital)
- Orillia (17 total cases, 14 recoveries, two deaths, one in hospital)
- Collingwood (15 total cases, all recovered)
- Wasaga Beach (14 total cases, 12 recoveries, one death)
- Clearview (seven total cases, six recoveries, one death)
- Springwater (10 total cases, seven recoveries, one death)
- Midland (six total cases, all recovered)
- Oro-Medonte (six total cases, three recoveries, two deaths)
- Adjala-Tosorontio (eight total cases, seven recoveries)
- Essa (14 total cases, 11 recoveries, one death)
- Ramara (seven total cases, all recovered)
- Tiny (three total cases, all recovered)
- Tay (five total cases, all recovered)
- Penetanguishene (five total cases, three recovered)
- Severn (six total cases, three recovered)