COVID-19: Summer camp worker tests positive


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The province had reported 134 cases as of Friday.

Two more deaths were reported, bringing the death toll to 2,777.

Meanwhile, Ottawa Public Health reported 17 new cases on Saturday, up from 26 cases reported on Friday.

Thirty-eight other cases have been listed as resolved.

The total number of confirmed cases is now 2,539, with 250 active and 2,025 resolved.

There were no new deaths in the last report, so the toll remained at 264.

There were 11 people hospitalized in Ottawa with COVID-19, up two cases from Friday, including four in intensive care units.

There were two new outbreaks in health care and child care facilities, for a total of 12 outbreaks.

Two residents of Billingswood Manor and a child from Metcalfe Home have tested positive.

The provincial total of confirmed cases stands at 39,333, of which 89% are considered resolved.

Health Minister Christine Elliott tweeted that 28 of Ontario’s 34 public health units reported five or fewer new cases, with 16 not reporting any new cases,

The Eastern Ontario Health Unit reported a new case on Saturday, but there have been none in other health units in the region.

There were 73 people hospitalized in Ontario with COVID-19 on Saturday, including 27 in ICUs and 12 of those patients were on ventilators.

Ontario also processed more than 33,000 tests for the virus on Friday.

Quebec reported 146 new cases in that province on Saturday, bringing the total number of people infected to 59,458.


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