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Ontario confirms 178 new COVID cases today

There are now 1,889 active cases of COVID-19 in Ontario

Ontario's daily report of new COVID cases has climbed slightly again today with 178 new cases confirmed. 

Of today's new cases, 82 of those who tested positive were between the ages of 20 and 39.

Friday saw a dip in new cases with 111 reported. On Saturday, the province reported 160 new cases. 

The number of tests processed has been hovering around 30,000 per day with 28,633 reported processed since the last report. 

The province is reporting six more deaths related to COVID-19 today, all of which were individuals over the age of 60, and five were over the age of 80. 

Since January, Public Health Ontario has confirmed 34,654 cases of the coronavirus and reported 30,107 recoveries and 2,658 deaths. 

There are now 1,889 active cases of COVID-19 in Ontario. 

Northeastern Ontario still has 17 active cases of the 332 confirmed to date, following 303 resolutions, and 12 deaths. A total of 81,062 tests have been conducted in the region to determine these findings, including 16,324 by Public Health Sudbury and Districts. 

The total number of COVID-19 cases, resolutions, and deaths reported by health units in the region are as follows:

  • Public Health Sudbury and Districts: 67 cases, 62 resolutions, two deaths
  • Northwestern Health Unit: 36 cases, 27 resolutions
  • Algoma Public Health: 24 cases, 24 resolutions
  • Timiskaming Health Unit: 18 cases, 18 resolutions
  • Porcupine Health Unit: 67 cases, 57 resolutions, 8 deaths
  • North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit: 30 cases, 29 resolutions, one death
  • Thunder Bay District Health Unit: 90 cases, 86 resolutions, one death 


Erika Engel

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