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Numbers up slightly as province reports 435 new COVID cases

There were no deaths related to the coronavirus in Ontario today; There are 100 people hospitalized throughout the province with COVID-19
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The number of new confirmed COVID-19 cases is up slightly over the past two days as Public Health Ontario confirmed 435 new cases today.

There are no new deaths related to COVID. To date, since the pandemic began, there have been 2,837 deaths in Ontario. 

Most of today's new cases are in the GTA including 131 cases from Toronto Public Health, while 110 cases were reported by Peel Public Health, 43 were reported in York Region and 45 were reported by Ottawa Public Health.

The cases reported today include 278 people under the age of 40. There is one new outbreak at a long-term care home, bringing the total number of outbreaks at such facilities in Ontario to 33.

Across the province, 100 people are currently hospitalized with the coronavirus; 28 of those patients are in ICU and 15 are relying on a ventilator. 

Provincial labs have now processed more than 3.76 million tests with 43,238 tests reported processed since the last report. There is a backlog of more than 68,000 tests awaiting results. 

To-date, Public Health Ontario has confirmed 49,340 COVID-19 cases in the province, and has reported 42,507 of those as recovered. 

The Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit has reported a total of 845 cases of COVID-19, with 787 of those in Simcoe County. There are now 724 cases listed as recovered. There are no hospitalizations reported on the health unit website. Thirty-eight people have died.

The health unit indicates there are 64 unrecovered cases in Simcoe County. 

Case breakdown by municipality for Simcoe County as of Sept. 25

Municipality Total cases** Recoveries Deaths In Hospital Last case reported Incidence rate*
Barrie 295 245 14   Sept. 25 196.2
Bradford W-G 150 131 12   Sept. 22 349.1
New Tecumseth 96 88 2   Sept. 25 231.7
Innisfil 60 55     Sept. 24 147.3
Orillia 23 17 2   Sept. 21 68.7
Collingwood 17 17     Sept. 24 75.1
Wasaga Beach 23 18 1   Sept. 22 100
Clearview 9 8 1   July 27 60.9
Springwater 16 14 1   Sept. 9 76.2
Midland 12 12     July 24 66.9
Oro-Medonte 10 8 2   Sept. 17 38.6
Adjala-Tosorontio 9 9     June 16 77.2
Essa 20 19 1   Aug. 17 83.6
Ramara 13 13     Sept. 8 125.2
Tiny 7 7     Aug. 28 not released
Tay 9 9     July 23 81.3
Penetanguishene 9 8 1   Aug. 19 92.9
Severn 7 7     July 27 not released

*Incidence rate is number of cases per 100,000 people in the local population.

**Total cases includes the number of cases currently recovering at home as well as any that have recovered, died, or are in hospital.




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