260 new coronavirus cases reported in Ontario, total jumps to 1,966

Ontario confirmed 260 new cases of the novel coronavirus on Tuesday, bringing the provincial total to 1,966 cases.

No new deaths were reported. The province has 33 COVID-19-related deaths confirmed so far.

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Ontario has 103 more resolved cases for Tuesday as the total number of recovered patients rises to 534.

Ontario health officials said that there are 291 people in hospital, 125 in the ICU and 82 patients on ventilators.

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According to the province, 51,629 people have been tested for the virus. About 4,280 people are under investigation awaiting test results — more than a thousand fewer people than Monday.

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The cases are split almost 50/50 between men and women.

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