Ontario reports 124 new coronavirus cases, 2 deaths; total cases top 39,300

Ontario reported 124 new cases of the novel coronavirus on Saturday, bringing the provincial total to 39,333.

“Locally, 28 of 34 public health units are reporting five or fewer cases, with 16 of them reporting no new cases,” Health Minister Christine Elliott said on Twitter.

Thirty-three cases are from Peel Region, 17 from Ottawa, 16 from Toronto and 16 from Windsor-Essex.

A total of 35,237 cases are considered resolved, an increase of 163.

Two new deaths were also announced on Saturday, bringing the provincial death toll to 2,777.

The newly reported numbers are valid as of 2 p.m. Friday for Toronto, Ottawa and London and 4 p.m. for the rest of the province.

Here is a breakdown of Ontario’s cases by age and gender:

  • 18,280 people are male
  • 20,761 people are female
  • 2,249 people are 19 and under
  • 12,029 people are 20 to 39
  • 11,844 people are 40 to 59
  • 7,168 people are 60 to 79
  • 6,037 people are 80 and over

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