Covid-19 Updates English

In Ontario 1,616 new infected and 17 more deaths

TORONTO – May 18, 2021: Canada stood yesterday at 1,336,721 positives for Covid-19, an increase of 2,613 more cases than in the previous 24 hours. The number of victims – nationwide – yesterday reached 25,009 total deaths, 26 more than on Monday. In Canada yesterday the number of recovered people from the coronavirus stood at 1,245,415. Ontario yesterday reached 513,102 overall positives, an increase of 1,616 new cases compared to Monday, the first time the province has reported fewer than 2,000 new cases since March 24. The total number of victims in Ontario has meanwhile risen to 8,506, with 17 more deaths than the previous day. The number of recovered people in the province rose to 479,630 or 2,502 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 1,484 people still in hospital, 764 of them in intensive care and 559 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 15,233 elderly patients infected in total since the beginning of the emergency and 3,940 total deaths so far recorded among guests of the same facilities. Until yesterday, 7,046 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 161,904 positives yesterday, with an increase of 472 cases compared to Monday. Meanwhile, there were 3,271 total deaths in the city, with 8 new victims. 147.384 were found to be healed yesterday. There were 1,011 people still in hospital, 271 in intensive care and 162 connected to ventilators for assisted breathing.

The York Region reached 50,505 total infections yesterday, with 125 more positives than on Monday and 647 victims since the start of the pandemic. Yesterday, 48.557 people were recovered.

In the city of Vaughan, the total number of people tested positive for Covid-19 was 20,837 yesterday, or 41% of the entire York Region, with 42 more new infections than in the previous 24 hours. 255 deaths, with one more new death recorded yesterday.

In Woodbridge yesterday there were 8,871 total cases of positivity since the Covid-19 pandemic started, 5,866 in Maple, 7,151 in Richmond Hill and 12,116 in Markham.

In the Peel Region yesterday there were 105,404 coronavirus positives, 292 more than the last survey and 747 total victims, with 3 more deaths than on the last bulletin. There were 101,247 healings recorded in total, while 2,895 people were hospitalized.

In Mississauga, the total number of people who tested positive for the coronavirus was 37,853 yesterday, 131 more than last Monday. Also in Mississauga were yesterday 427 victims so far, with one more death recorded, while there were 36,225 people recovered from Covid-19 and 1,377 people so far hospitalized due to the coronavirus.

In Brampton the total number of people positive for Covid-19 was yesterday 62,977 with 156 new cases of contagion more than on Monday. 300 confirmed deaths, with one more victim since the last bulletin, while 60,612 were found to be healed yesterday.

In Caledon, there were 4,233 registered infections yesterday, 4 more than on Monday, while 4,098 had recovered and 18 victims overall, with no more deaths confirmed.

In Hamilton the total number of positives yesterday was 19,525 with 107 new cases of contagion more than in the last testing cycle, while the number of victims so far ascertained was 374, with no more new death recorded in the last 24 hours.

In Ottawa, 26,161 people were infected yesterday, an increase of 50 positives compared to the last survey, while 538 people died, with 2 more new deaths recorded since the last bulletin. The healed in the capital yesterday were a total of 24,616.

In Quebec yesterday there were 549 new registered cases, for a total of 364,396 infected, along with 9 additional deaths per 11.050 total victims.




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