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Ontario reports 1,418 new COVID cases today

Ontario has now confirmed more than 100,000 cases of COVID-19 since January
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Public Health Ontario has reported 1,418 new COVID cases today. The province has now confirmed 100,790 cases of COVID-19 since January. 

The province's public health agency also reported eight deaths today and 1,415 resolved cases. The deaths reported in today's update include one person between the age of 60 and 79 years old, and seven people over the age of 80 years old. Four people whose deaths were reported today were residents of long-term care homes. 

A death previously reported as an individual between the ages of 40 and 59 years old has been removed from the province's totals. 

Since yesterday, 44 people have been hospitalized with the coronavirus and 12 COVID patients have been admitted to intensive care units.

There are 96 active COVID-19 outbreaks at long-term care homes and 64 at retirement homes in Ontario.

According to a breakdown of today's cases, 77 are from Ottawa, 400 are from Peel, 168 are from York Region and 393 are from Toronto. 

Peel Public Health has the highest incidence rate in Ontario at 1,292 cases per 100,000 people. 

The average incidence rate in Ontario is 678.1 cases per 100,000 people.

Public health labs have processed 48,173 COVID tests since yesterday's report – the highest since Oct. 8 – which produced a per cent positivity rate of 3.6 per cent.

There has been little change in the number of active, lab-confirmed cases compared to yesterday, and hospitalizations are down slightly, but the number of COVID patients on ventilators has increased.

There are 12,623 active cases in Ontario (down five from yesterday), and of those 518 people are hospitalized (down eight from yesterday). There are 142 COVID patients in intensive care units (reduced from 146 yesterday) and there are 92 COVID patients on ventilators (up by four from yesterday). 

Public Health Ontairo has confirmed 100,790 cases of COVID-19 to date and reported 84,716 recoveries and 3,451 deaths. 

The Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit has reported a total of 1,799 cases of COVID-19, with 1,711 of those in Simcoe County. There are 1,523 cases listed as recovered in the region. Seven people are currently hospitalized, and of those six are Simcoe County residents. The health unit has recorded 52 deaths.

The incidence rate for Simcoe County is 315 cases per 100,000 people.

Case breakdown from Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit by municipality for Simcoe County as of Nov. 19.

Municipality Total cases** Recoveries Deaths In Hospital Last case reported Incidence rate*
Barrie  537 463 15   Nov. 19 360
Bradford W-G  314 259 12 1 Nov. 19 731
New Tecumseth  302 257 12 1 Nov. 19 729
Innisfil 164 137 1 1 Nov. 19 403
Orillia 30 27 3   Nov. 12 90
Collingwood 21 20     Nov. 12 88
Wasaga Beach 32 31 1   Nov. 9 139
Clearview 33 29 1   Nov. 17 223
Springwater 24 21 1   Nov. 19 114
Midland 15 15     Nov. 19 89
Oro-Medonte 23 18 2   Nov. 12 99
Adjala-Tosorontio 35 28     Nov. 19 300
Essa 91 60 1 1 Nov. 19 380
Ramara 19 15     Nov. 18 183
Tiny 16 14     Nov. 18 122
Tay 23 22 1   Nov. 16 208
Penetanguishene 19 16 1 1 Nov. 19 196
Severn 12 10     Nov. 16 94
Georgian Bay 8 8     Oct. 22 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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