Ontario reports 2,005 new coronavirus cases, 18 more deaths

Ontario reported 2,005 new cases of the novel coronavirus Sunday, bringing the total number of cases in the province to 171,416.

“Locally, there are 572 new cases in Toronto, 331 in Peel, 207 in York Region and 140 in Windsor-Essex County,” Health Minister Christine Elliott said.

A total of 147,178 COVID-19 cases are considered resolved.

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Eighteen additional deaths were also reported, brining the provincial death toll to 4,377.

Testing data wasn’t immediately available for Sunday’s report.

“The number of tests completed from Dec. 24 – 26 have been delayed and will be available shortly,” Elliott said.

There are 823 people reported to be hospitalized with the virus (up by 68), with 285 in intensive care (down by one) and 194 on a ventilator (up by seven).

More to come.

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