Covid-19 Updates English

In Ontario 1,588 new infected and 19 more deaths

TORONTO – May 19, 2021: Canada stood yesterday at 1,340,416 positives for Covid-19, an increase of 2,275 more cases than in the previous 24 hours. The number of victims – nationwide – yesterday reached 25,048 total deaths, 30 more than on Tuesday. In Canada yesterday the number of recovered people from the coronavirus stood at 1,252,439. Ontario yesterday reached 514,690 overall positives, an increase of 1,588 new cases compared to Tuesday, the lowest number of new cases since March 24. The total number of victims in Ontario has meanwhile risen to 8,525, with 19 more deaths than the previous day. The number of recovered people in the province rose to 482,749 or 3,119 more than the previous 24 hours. There are 107,541 cases so far registered in Ontario of the English variant of Covid, 677 of the South African variant and 1.983 of the Brazilian variant.

Yesterday there were 1,401 people still in hospital, 735 of them in intensive care and 539 connected to ventilators for assisted breathing. There are 35 retirement and long-term homes that continue to record cases of Covid-19. Yesterday there were 15,238 elderly patients infected in total since the beginning of the emergency and 3,943 total deaths so far recorded among guests of the same facilities. Until yesterday, 7,049 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 163,041 positives yesterday, with an increase of 751 cases compared to Tuesday. Meanwhile, there were 3,285 total deaths in the city, with 9 new victims. 152.012 were found to be healed yesterday. There were 1,018 people still in hospital, 263 in intensive care and 160 connected to ventilators for assisted breathing.

The York Region reached 50,593 total infections yesterday, with 90 more positives than on Tuesday and 649 victims since the start of the pandemic. Yesterday, 48.785 people were recovered.

In the city of Vaughan, the total number of people tested positive for Covid-19 was 20,911 yesterday, or 41% of the entire York Region, with 36 more new infections than in the previous 24 hours. 256 deaths, with one more new death recorded yesterday.

In Woodbridge yesterday there were 8,888 total cases of positivity since the Covid-19 pandemic started, 5,884 in Maple, 7,162 in Richmond Hill and 12,154 in Markham.

In the Peel Region yesterday there were 105,973 coronavirus positives, 569 more than the last survey and 751 total victims, with 4 more deaths than on the last bulletin. There were 101,757 healings recorded in total, while 2,907 people were hospitalized.

In Mississauga, the total number of people who tested positive for the coronavirus was 38,070 yesterday, 217 more than last Tuesday. Also in Mississauga were yesterday 427 victims so far, with no more deaths recorded, while there were 36,391 people recovered from Covid-19 and 1,381 people so far hospitalized due to the coronavirus.

In Brampton the total number of people positive for Covid-19 was yesterday 63,301 with 324 new cases of contagion more than on Tuesday. 304 confirmed deaths, with 4 more victims since the last bulletin, while 60,930 were found to be healed yesterday.

In Caledon, there were 4,247 registered infections yesterday, 14 more than on Monday, while 4,123 had recovered and 18 victims overall, with no more deaths confirmed.

In Hamilton the total number of positives yesterday was 19,651 with 126 new cases of contagion more than in the last testing cycle, while the number of victims so far ascertained was 376, with 2 more new deaths recorded in the last 24 hours.

In Ottawa, 26,268 people were infected yesterday, an increase of 107 positives compared to the last survey, while 539 people died, with one more new death recorded since the last bulletin. The healed in the capital yesterday were a total of 24,724.

In Quebec yesterday there were 584 new registered cases, for a total of 364,980 infected, along with 8 additional deaths per 11.058 total victims.

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