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Ontario reports 1,373 new COVID cases today

The province also reported 35 deaths today
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Public Health Ontario has confirmed 1,373 new cases of COVID-19 today, as well as 35 deaths. 

The deaths reported today include one person between 20 and 39 years old, two people between the ages of 40 and 59 years old, eight people between the ages of 60 and 79 years old, and 26 people over the age of 80. Twenty-two of the people who died were residents at long-term care facilities. 

Since yesterday, 51 people have been hospitalized with the coronavirus and seven people have been admitted to intensive care units with COVId-19. 

Included in the 1,373 new cases reported today are 415 cases from Peel, 445 cases from Toronto, and 136 cases from York Region. 

The province has also reported 162 new school-related cases today, including 138 student cases and 24 staff cases. There have been 1,193 school-related cases reported in the last 14 days and 4,269 school-related cases reported to date. 

There are 688 schools in the province with one or more reported COVID-19 cases and four schools are closed because of cases. 

Today, there are 23 new cases of COVID-19 reported in licensed child care settings. Eleven of the cases are children and 12 are staff/care providers. Five centres and one home are closed because of COVID-19 cases. 

The province reported 1,476 recoveries today, bringing the total number of active cases down.

There are currently 12,779 active, lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ontario, which is down from 12,917 active cases yesterday. There are 523 people hospitalized with the coronavirus, which is down from 523 yesterday. There are 159 COVID patients in intensive care units and 106 COVID patients on ventilators. 

Since yesterday's report, Ontario's public health labs have processed 36,076 COVID-19 tests and those results produced a 4.7 per cent positivity rate. There are 44,950 COVID tests awaiting processing. 

To date, the province has confirmed 107,883 cases of COVID-19 and has reported 91,550 recoveries and 3,554 deaths.

The cumulative incidence rate for COVID-19 in Ontario is 725.8 cases per 100,000 people. The weekly incidence rate is 64.5 cases per 100,000 people between Nov. 15 and 21. 

The Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit has reported a total of 1,938 cases of COVID-19, with 1,848 of those in Simcoe County. There are 1,659 cases listed as recovered in the region. Fifteen people are currently hospitalized, all are Simcoe County residents. The health unit has confirmed 52 deaths since March.

The incidence rate for Simcoe County is 350 cases per 100,000 people.

Case breakdown from Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit by municipality for Simcoe County as of Nov. 24.

Municipality Total cases** Recoveries Deaths In Hospital Last case reported Incidence rate*
Barrie  569 489 15 10 Nov. 24 381
Bradford W-G  343 292 12 1 Nov. 24 798
New Tecumseth  330 276 12 1 Nov. 24 796
Innisfil 177 154 1 2 Nov. 24 434
Orillia 34 27 3   Nov. 23 102
Collingwood 24 21     Nov. 23 100
Wasaga Beach 35 31 1   Nov. 23 152
Clearview 34 30 1   Nov. 23 230
Springwater 35 22 1   Nov. 24 167
Midland 16 16     Nov. 19 89
Oro-Medonte 23 20 2   Nov. 12 99
Adjala-Tosorontio 38 33     Nov. 24 326
Essa 96 82 1 1 Nov. 23 401
Ramara 18 15     Nov. 18 173
Tiny 18 16     Nov. 23 137
Tay 26 23 1   Nov. 23 235
Penetanguishene 19 17 1   Nov. 19 196
Severn 13 12     Nov. 20 87
Georgian Bay 9 8     Nov. 24 319

 *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


Erika Engel

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