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387 new COVID-19 cases confirmed in Ontario, plus 68 unreported

There are now five active cases in Northeastern Ontario, of the 302 confirmed to date
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Public Health Ontario has reported 387 new cases of COVID-19 as well as 68 cases that were not previously reported to public health.

The total reported cases today (455) brings the province’s cumulative total to 30,202 confirmed cases.

There are also 35 more deaths reported today by the province’s public health agency.

Among the deaths reported today are seven people between the ages of 60 and 79, and 28 people over the age of 80.

Public Health Ontario has reported a total of 2,407 deaths attributed to COVID-19 to-date. According to the daily epidemiology report, there have been 1,549 deaths of long-term care residents reported.

The Ministry of Long-Term Care, however, has reported 1,717 residents have died. Public Health Ontario reports usually lag behind those of the ministry.

There are currently 673 patients hospitalized with COVID-19, including 117 in intensive care and 97 on ventilators.

Today’s update includes 364 more reported recoveries. A case is considered recovered if the person is not hospitalized and once 14 days has passed since the onset of symptoms.

In total, there are now 23,947 cases reported recovered, which is 79.3 per cent of the total cases confirmed in the province.

Based on Public Health Ontario’s report, there are still 3,848 active cases of COVID-19 in the province.

Since last report, there were 23,105 tests processed and there are 12,384 tests awaiting results.

There are now five active cases in Northeastern Ontario of the 302 confirmed to date, following 286 resolutions and 11 deaths. A total of 53,933 tests were conducted in the region to determine these findings, including 13,392 by Public Health Sudbury and Districts. 

As per the latest provicial report, including data from Jan. 15 to June 5, the rate of confirmed cases per 100,000 population as reported by the region's health units are as follows:

• Algoma Public Health - 21 cases, rate of 18.4 per 100,000 population. The last positive test was confirmed May 23. All of the known cases are resolved.

• North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit - 27 cases, rate of 20.8 per 100,000 population. The health unit has reported 29 cases, the last of which was reported May 18. Of those, 27 are resolved and there has been one virus-related death. There is one known active case, a woman aged 60 to 79 who is in hospital.

• Porcupine Health Unit - 65, rate of 77.9 per 100,000 population. The last confirmed case was May 10. Of the confirmed cases, 57 are resolved and seven people have died. There is still one known active case of the virus.

• Public Health Sudbury and Districts - 64 cases, rate of 32.2 per 100,000 population. The last positive test was reported May 14. Two people have died, and the rest of the known cases are resolved.

• Timiskaming Health Unit - 18 cases, rate of 55.1 per 100,000. The last positive tests were done April 28. All of the cases are resolved.

• Thunder Bay District Health Unit - 83 cases, rate of 55.3 per 100,000 population. Of the confirmed cases, 80 are resolved and one person has died. There are two known active cases, one which is hospitalized.

• Northwestern Health Unit - 22 cases, rate of 25.1  per 100,000 population. Of these cases, 21 are resolved.

The Ontario rate of infection per 100,000 population is 203.2.

*With files from Timmins Today. 




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