5 new COVID-19 cases, no new deaths on the first day of summer


Ottawa Public health has reported five new cases of COVID-19 on the first day of summer, the city’s total of 2,054 cases confirmed since the start of the pandemic.Of those, 1,736 cases — about 85%) are considered to be resolved.

There are now only 58 active, confirmed cases of the respiratory illness, according to the public health unit, but the models to estimate the actual number of cases in the city is probably much higher.

No new deaths have been reported by the public health authority Saturday.

Three people are in hospital with a respiratory illness while there are eight during outbreaks in institutions, including long-term care.

Ontario exceeds 200 cases

Ontario has reported 206 new cases of COVID-19 Saturday. This is the first time in nearly a week that the number of new cases has been in excess of 200.

There were also another 31 deaths in the province from the virus, which is nearly three times as many deaths as was reported the day before. The provincial of the deaths caused by the virus of the student to 2,595.

However, according to data collected by CBC News and regional public health, currently puts the total number of deaths across Ontario to 2,604 Saturday afternoon, an increase of 26 people dead since Friday.

The province of the laboratory network processed 27,387 testing for the new coronavirus on Friday.

Some 16,963 test samples are still waiting to be processed.


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