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Ontario reports 197 new coronavirus cases, 12 deaths; total cases top 32K

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Ontario reported 197 new cases of the novel coronavirus on Sunday, bringing the provincial total to 32,189.

It marks the second time in a week that there were fewer than 200 cases reported, with 182 having been reported on Friday.

Twelve new deaths were also announced on Saturday, bringing the total fatalities attributed to the virus in the province to 2,519.

A total of 26,961 cases are considered resolved, which makes up 83.8 per cent of all confirmed cases.

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Nearly 23,300 additional tests have been conducted, bringing the total number completed in the province to 1,003,749. Around 25,300 cases are under investigation.

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Of the new cases, 74 were in Toronto, 33 in Peel Region, 19 in York Region, and 26 in Windsor-Essex County.

The reported number of hospitalized patients with COVID-19 is 438 (down by 51), with 103 in intensive care (down by seven) and 77 on a ventilator (up by nine).

The newly-reported numbers are valid as of 2 p.m. Saturday for Toronto, Ottawa, and London and 4 p.m. for the rest of the province.

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Here is a breakdown of Ontario’s cases by age and gender:

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  • 14,532 people are male
  • 17,397 people are female
  • 1,375 people are 19 and under
  • 8,973 people are 20 to 39
  • 9,862 people are 40 to 59
  • 6,262 people are 60 to 79
  • 5,703 people are 80 and over

According to the Ministry of Long-Term Care, there have been 1,787 deaths reported among residents and patients in long-term care homes across Ontario, an increase of one. There are currently 67 outbreaks in long-term care homes, an increase of four.

The ministry also indicated there are currently 524 active confirmed cases among long-term care residents and 507 among staff.

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