375 other COVID-19 cases in the province today, death toll near 100

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The province is reporting another 375 confirmed cases of COVID-19 this morning, bringing the provincial total to 3,630 positive test results.

The number of deaths reported by the province is now close to 100, with 94 deaths attributed to COVID-19, although provincial figures are lower than those reported by regional health units.

The number of deaths in York Region has almost doubled, according to public health yesterday, for a total of 13.

York Region reports 412 confirmed cases of COVID-19, including a new case in Newmarket, which now totals 29. The number of hospital patients has risen to 28, including 15 critically ill.

Another healthcare worker was confirmed with COVID-19, now totaling 28.

In Ontario, 506 patients were hospitalized with COVID-19. Of these, 196 are in an intensive care unit and 152 of them are ventilated. The province reports that there have been 1,219 recoveries.

In the provincial list of cases, 32.8% are 60 years of age or older. Of all the cases, 21.3% had traveled in the 14 days preceding the illness and 12.5% ​​had been in close contact with a confirmed case. About 18% of the cases had no travel history or close contact, and in 48.4% of the cases, exposure information is still under investigation.

There are now 36 reported outbreaks in long-term care homes in Ontario.

– With files from Debora Kelly



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