Ontario confirms 977 new COVID cases today

Public Health Ontario has confirmed 977 new cases of COVID-19 today as well as 864 recoveries and nine deaths.

The nine new deaths reported today include three people between the ages of 60 and 79 years old, and six people over the age of 80. Four of the people who died were residents at long-term care homes.  about:blank

There have been 32 people hospitalized since yesterday’s report and eight COVID-19 patients admitted to intensive care units. 

Of the 977 cases reported today, 279 are from Toronto, 238 are from Peel, 130 are from Ottawa, and 113 are from York Region. 

The province reported more than 37,000 tests have been processed since yesterday’s update.

There are currently 7,981 active, lab-confirmed cases in the province.

Since January, Public Health Ontario has confirmed 76,707 cases of COVID-19, and reported 65,581 recoveries and 3,145 deaths. 

The average incidence rate in the province is 516 cases per 100,000 people.

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