Ontario reports 135 new coronavirus cases, 1 death; total cases surpass 37,700

Ontario reported 135 new cases of the novel coronavirus on Monday, bringing the provincial total to 37,739.

“Locally, 28 of Ontario’s 34 public health units are reporting five or fewer cases, with 18 of them reporting no new cases at all,” Health Minister Christine Elliott said on Twitter.

Thirty-five cases are from Peel Region, 26 from Toronto, 21 from Windsor-Essex, and 20 from Ottawa.

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A total of 33,513 cases are considered resolved, making up 88.8 per cent of all confirmed cases.

“Yesterday, the province processed nearly 21,000 tests,” Elliott added.

One new death was also announced on Monday, bringing the provincial death toll to 2,752.

The reported number of hospitalized patients with COVID-19 is 115 (up by 14), with 37 in intensive care (up by three) and 24 on a ventilator (up by one).

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

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

  • 17,483 people are male
  • 19,973 people are female
  • 1,980 people are 19 and under
  • 11,352 people are 20 to 39
  • 11,413 people are 40 to 59
  • 6,981 people are 60 to 79
  • 6,006 people are 80 and over

According to the Ministry of Long-Term Care, there have been 1,841 deaths reported among residents and patients in long-term care homes across Ontario, the same as Sunday. There are currently 16 outbreaks in long-term care homes, a decrease of one.

There are 34 active cases among long-term care residents and 61 among staff.

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