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Waterloo Region reports 53 new coronavirus cases, 1 new death

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Waterloo Region reported 53 new cases of COVID-19 on Monday and one new death related to the disease.

There are now 122 people who have died from the novel coronavirus in the region and it’s the first reported death since the end of October.

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Among the 2,759 total cases in Waterloo, 357 are considered active, which is four more than the previous day. Of the active cases, 11 people are in hospital.

Resolved cases have risen by 56 from the previous day to 2,280.

There are now 24 active COVID-19 outbreaks in the region with the latest being confirmed on Sunday at an unknown congregate setting where one case was reported.

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Outbreaks at Forest Heights Revera Long-Term Care, Columbia Forest Long-Term Care and St. Andrew’s Terrace Long-Term Care ended on Sunday.

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The outbreaks with the most confirmed cases include Algarve Restaurant with 26 cases and a wedding with 24 cases.

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Ontario reported 1,487 new cases of coronavirus on Monday, bringing the provincial total to 95,496.

The death toll in the province has risen to 3,371 as 10 more deaths were reported.

Meanwhile, 79,295 Ontarians have recovered from COVID-19. Resolved cases increased by 992 from the previous day.

— With files from Global News’ Gabby Rodrigues

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