Ontario reports 175 new coronavirus cases, 11 deaths; total cases near 33,500

Coronavirus: Ontario Stage 2 reopenings expand
WATCH ABOVE: Niagara, Durham and York regions moved to Stage 2 on Friday in the Ontario government’s plans to allow businesses to reopen.

Ontario reported 175 new cases of the novel coronavirus on Sunday, bringing the provincial total to 33,476.

Eleven new deaths were also announced, bringing the total fatalities attributed to the virus in the province to 2,606.

A total of 28,719 cases are considered resolved, which makes up 85.8 per cent of all confirmed cases.

More than 23,400 additional tests have been conducted, bringing the total number completed in the province to 1,174,727. Around 15,400 cases are under investigation.

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“Locally, 28 of Ontario’s 34 PHUs are reporting five or fewer cases, with 14 of them reporting no new cases at all,” Health Minister Christine Elliott said on Twitter.

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“Well over a week after the first regions moved into Stage 2, we’d expect to start to see local spikes if reopening wasn’t done safely. Their absence is good news.”

Of the new cases reported Sunday, 63 are from Toronto, 26 from Peel Region, and 30 from Windsor — areas which remain in Stage 1 of reopening.

The reported number of hospitalized patients with COVID-19 is 286 (down by 47), with 86 in intensive care (up by 6) and 59 on a ventilator (down by four).

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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:

  • 15,176 people are male
  • 18,028 people are female
  • 1,526 people are 19 and under
  • 9,490 people are 20 to 39
  • 10,220 people are 40 to 59
  • 6,454 people are 60 to 79
  • 5,776 people are 80 and over

According to the Ministry of Long-Term Care, there have been 1,802 deaths reported among residents and patients in long-term care homes across Ontario, an increase of three. There are 68 outbreaks in long-term care homes, marking an increase of one.

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The ministry also indicated there are 241 active cases among residents and 347 among staff.

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