Covid-19 Updates English

In Ontario 2,199 new infected and 30 more deaths

TORONTO – May 16, 2021: Canada stood yesterday at 1,326,742 positives for Covid-19, an increase of 3,286 more cases than in the previous 24 hours. The number of victims – nationwide – yesterday reached 24,940 total deaths, 32 more than on Saturday. In Canada yesterday the number of recovered people from the coronavirus stood at 1,230,967. Ontario yesterday reached 509,316 overall positives, an increase of 2,199 new cases compared to Saturday. The total number of victims in Ontario has meanwhile risen to 8,485, with 30 more deaths than the previous day. The number of recovered people in the province rose to 474,175 or 3,079 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 1,292 people still in hospital, 785 of them in intensive care and 552 connected to ventilators for assisted breathing. There are 36 retirement and long-term homes that continue to record cases of Covid-19. Yesterday there were 15,227 elderly patients infected in total since the beginning of the emergency and 3,939 total deaths so far recorded among guests of the same facilities. Until yesterday, 7,041 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 160,779 positives yesterday, with an increase of 633 cases compared to Saturday. Meanwhile, there were 3,256 total deaths in the city, with 8 new victims. 147.384 were found to be healed yesterday. There were 1,042 people still in hospital, 274 in intensive care and 162 connected to ventilators for assisted breathing.

The York Region reached 50,165 total infections yesterday, with 170 more positives than on Saturday and 644 victims since the start of the pandemic, with 5 more deaths since the latest bulletin. Yesterday, 48.083 people were recovered.

In the city of Vaughan, the total number of people tested positive for Covid-19 was 20,718 yesterday, or 41% of the entire York Region, with 67 more new infections than in the previous 24 hours. 254 deaths, with 2 more new deaths recorded yesterday.

In Woodbridge yesterday there were 8,794 total cases of positivity since the Covid-19 pandemic started, 5,781 in Maple, 7,117 in Richmond Hill and 12,067 in Markham.

In the Peel Region yesterday there were 104,737 coronavirus positives, 529 more than the last survey and 744 total victims, with 6 more deaths than on the last bulletin. There were 100,075 healings recorded in total, while 2,879 people were hospitalized.

In Mississauga, the total number of people who tested positive for the coronavirus was 37,595 yesterday, 219 more than last Saturday. Also in Mississauga were yesterday 426 victims so far, with 2 more deaths recorded, while there were 35,786 people recovered from Covid-19 and 1,365 people so far hospitalized due to the coronavirus.

In Brampton the total number of people positive for Covid-19 was yesterday 62,582 with 288 new cases of contagion more than on Saturday. 298 confirmed deaths, with 3 more victims since the last bulletin, while 59,940 were found to be healed yesterday.

In Caledon, there were 4,216 registered infections yesterday, 18 more than on Saturday, while 4,042 had recovered and 18 victims overall, with one more death confirmed.

In Hamilton the total number of positives yesterday was 19,327 with 123 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, 26,034 people were infected yesterday, an increase of 91 positives compared to the last survey, while 535 people died, with no more new deaths recorded since the last bulletin. The healed in the capital yesterday were a total of 24,406.

In Quebec yesterday there were 716 new registered cases, for a total of 363,296 infected, along with 2 additional deaths per 11.034 total victims.

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