Ontario reports 583 new coronavirus cases with majority in Toronto, Ottawa

Here is a breakdown of the total cases in Ontario by gender and age:

  • 26,690 people are male — an increase of 280 cases.
  • 28,856 people are female — an increase of 291 cases.
  • 4,907 people are 19 and under — an increase of 105 cases.
  • 19,795 people are 20 to 39 — an increase of 244 cases.
  • 15,844 people are 40 to 59 — an increase of 141 cases.
  • 8,883 people are 60 to 79 — an increase of 63 cases.
  • 6,507 people are 80 and over — an increase of 30 cases.

The province notes that not all cases have a reported age or gender.The province also notes that the number of cases publicly reported each day may not align with case counts reported by the local public health unit on a given day. Local public health units report when they were first notified of a case, which can be updated and changed as information becomes available.The death toll in the province has risen to 2,988 as one more death was reported.Meanwhile, 47,613 Ontarians have recovered from COVID-19, the disease caused by the virus, which is 84 per cent of known cases. Resolved cases increased by 707 from the previous day.The newly reported numbers for Wednesday’s report are valid as of 2 p.m. Tuesday for Toronto, Ottawa and Middlesex-London public health units, and 4 p.m. Tuesday for the rest of the province.More to come.

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