Ontario Reports Drop in New COVID-19 Cases for Fourth Day in a Row


TORONTO – Ontario reports a drop in the number of new COVID-19 cases for the fourth day in a row. Health officials reported 111 new infections on Tuesday, bringing the provincial total to 38,910.

Following a peak of 195 new cases reported last Friday, Ontario has seen 138 confirmed patients on Saturday, 137 on Sunday and 119 on Monday.

Ontario has also reported four additional deaths linked to COVID-19, bringing the total number of deaths to 2,768. The number of resolved cases has also increased by 106 and now accounts for almost 89% of all infections.

There are 96 patients in Ontario hospitals with COVID-19. Of these 96 patients, 31 are treated in an intensive care unit, 18 of whom breathe using a ventilator.

The majority of total deaths to date have been reported in people over the age of 70.

One person, under the age of 19, with COVID-19 has died in Ontario, but it is not known whether the death was caused by illness or other health problems.

Eleven deceased patients were between 20 and 39 years old, while 117 were between 40 and 59 years old and 742 were between 60 and 79 years old.

More than 68% of Tuesday’s new cases are in people under the age of 40.

Of the new cases in Ontario, 29 were under the age of 19, 47 were between 20 and 39 and 22 were between 40 and 59. There were 12 cases in people aged 60 years. and older.

Where are the new cases?

Twenty-seven of 34 public health units reported five or fewer cases of COVID-19 in the latest report. Ottawa reported the most new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday with 25 new infections. There were 22 more cases in Windsor-Essex.

Toronto, which will learn with Windsor-Essex and the Region of Peel on Wednesday whether it can move to Stage 3, has reported just six new cases.

The Region of Peel reported seven new cases in the previous 24 hours.

Over the past 10 days, the province has seen the daily number of cases vary between 103 and 203.

Test of COVID-19 in Ontario

In the past 24 hours, just over 17,334 COVID-19 tests have been performed by officials.

Ontario health officials have performed more than two million tests for the disease since the pandemic was declared.

More than 12,919 tests are still under investigation.


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