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Number of COVID-19 cases in Ontario rises slightly

There are 136 confirmed new cases of COVID-19 today along with two additional deaths, according to provincial authorities
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According to the province, there are 136 confirmed new cases of COVID-19 today, bringing the total to 35,794 cases.

This represents an increase of 0.4 per cent since the last report. On Saturday, the province reported 121 new cases - one of the lowest totals in recent weeks.

Of the more than 35,000 cases reported to date, more females have contracted the virus. So far, 19,094 women have tested positive, while 16,419 males have tested positive according to Ontario statistics.

Two more people have died from the coronavirus since yesterday’s report, bringing the Ontario death count to 2,689.

Of the people who have died, 1,718 have been residents of long-term care homes. Seven people who work in long-term care homes have also died.

Across the province, there have been 35,794 cases of COVID-19 confirmed since the onset of the pandemic; 31,266 of those cases have been resolved. Since the July 4 report, 183 more cases have been resolved.

The Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit is expected to next update its local numbers on Monday.

As of July 3, the number of COVID-19 cases in Simcoe-Muskoka held steady since the last update prior on July 2.

There were 602 cases in Simcoe-Muskoka as of Friday. That includes 572 in Simcoe County and 30 in the District of Muskoka.

Of the total local cases, 524 people have recovered from the virus, including 16 since the last update.

Four people remain in hospital in Simcoe-Muskoka being treated for the virus.

Since the health crisis began in March, 36 people have died locally from the coronavirus.

Case breakdown by municipality for Simcoe County as of July 3

Municipality  Total cases   Recoveries   Deaths   In Hospital   Last case reported   Incidence rate* 
Barrie 183 157 14   June 29 122.6
Bradford W-G 123 107 12   June 26 286.3
New Tecumseth 79 66 1 2 July 3 190.6
Innisfil 49 41   1 June 29 120.3
Orillia 18 16 2   June 23 53.8
Collingwood 15 15     May 19 62.5
Wasaga Beach 15 14 1   June 19 65.2
Clearview 8 6 1   June 15 not released
Springwater 13 12 1   June 22 61.9
Midland 5 4     June 29 not released
Oro-Medonte 6 4 2   June 1 not released
Adjala-Tosorontio 9 9     June 16 77.2
Essa 16 14 1   July 2 66.9
Ramara 10 8     June 23 96.3
Tiny 4 4     June 22 not released
Tay 8 7     June 29 not released
Penetanguishene 6 6     June 12 not released
Severn** 5 5     June 23 not released
Georgian Bay 5 4   1 June 22 not released



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