In Ontario 1,316 new infected and 16 deaths
TORONTO – March 9, 2021: Canada yesterday stood at 895,809 positives for Covid-19, an increase of 3,208 more cases than in the previous 24 hours. The number of victims – nationwide – yesterday reached 22,332 total deaths, 37 more than on Tuesday. In Canada yesterday the number of recovered people from the coronavirus stood at 843,019. Ontario yesterday reached 312,428 overall positives, an increase of 1,316 new cases compared to Tuesday. The total number of victims in Ontario has meanwhile risen to 7,099, with 16 more deaths than the previous day. The number of recovered people in the province rose to 294,018, or 1.212 more than the previous 24 hours. There are 908 cases so far registered in Ontario of the English variant of Covid, 39 of the South African variant and 17 of the Brazilian variant.
Yesterday there were 689 people still in the hospital, 281 of them in intensive care and 178 connected to ventilators for assisted breathing. There are 84 retirement and long-term homes that continue to record cases of Covid-19. Yesterday there were 14,978 elderly patients infected in total since the beginning of the emergency and 3,748 total deaths so far recorded among guests of the same facilities. Until yesterday, 6,700 health workers were infected in the same nursing homes and 11 died.
The city of Toronto has recorded, since the beginning of the pandemic, a total of 100,897 positives yesterday, with an increase of 473 cases compared to Tuesday. Meanwhile, there were 2,699 total deaths in the city, with 4 new victims recorded compared to the previous 24 hours.
The York Region reached 29,768 total infections yesterday, with 153 more positives than on Tuesday and 532 victims since the start of the pandemic, with one new death in the last 24 hours. Yesterday, 28,389 people were recovered, while 136 people were still in the hospital, 22 of them in intensive care.
In the city of Vaughan, the total number of people who tested positive for Covid-19 was 12,547 yesterday, or 42% of the entire York Region, with 62 more new infections than in the previous 24 hours. 219 deaths, with no new casualties, recorded yesterday, while 11,972 people were cured. 54 were hospitalized, 6 of them in intensive care.
At Woodbridge yesterday there were 5,344 cases of positivity, 3,320 in Maple, 3,959 in Richmond Hill and 7,739 in Markham.
In the Peel Region yesterday there were 64,372 coronavirus positives, 199 more than the last survey and 626 total victims, with one more death than on Tuesday. There were 62,189 healings recorded in total, while 1,782 people were hospitalized.
In Mississauga, the total number of people who tested positive for the coronavirus was 22,603 yesterday, 73 more than last Monday. Also in Mississauga were yesterday 377 victims so far, with a new death recorded in the last 24 hours, while there were 21,679 people recovered from Covid-19 and 871 people so far hospitalized due to the coronavirus.
In Brampton, the total number of people positive for Covid-19 was yesterday 38,956, with 110 new cases of contagion more than on Tuesday and equal to 60.5% of the entire Peel Region. 232 confirmed deaths, with no more victims, while 37,814 were found to be healed yesterday.
In Caledon, there were 2,385 registered infections yesterday, 9 more than on Tuesday, while 2,385 had recovered and 9 victims overall.
In Hamilton the total number of positives yesterday was 10,976, with 47 new cases of contagion more than in the last testing cycle, while the number of victims so far ascertained was 289, with 2 new deaths. Finally, there were 10,068 total recoveries.
In Ottawa, 15,259 people were infected yesterday, an increase of 52 positives compared to the last survey, while 446 people died, with 2 more new deaths recorded in the last 24 hours. The healed in the capital yesterday were a total of 14,283.
In Quebec yesterday there were 792 new registered cases, for a total of 294,652 infected, along with 10 additional deaths per 10,503 total victims.