Covid-19 Updates English

In Ontario 2,320 new infected and 32 more deaths

TORONTO – May 12, 2021: Canada stood yesterday at 1,303,024 positives for Covid-19, an increase of 3,820 more cases than in the previous 24 hours. The number of victims – nationwide – yesterday reached 24,759 total deaths, 53 more than on Tuesday. In Canada yesterday the number of recovered people from the coronavirus stood at 1,201,392. Ontario yesterday reached 499,412 overall positives, an increase of 2,320 new cases compared to Tuesday. The total number of victims in Ontario has meanwhile risen to 8,374, with 32 more deaths than the previous day. The number of recovered people in the province rose to 461,076 or 3,477 more than the previous 24 hours. There are 98,945 cases so far registered in Ontario of the English variant of Covid, 568 of the South African variant and 1.683 of the Brazilian variant.

Yesterday there were 1,782 people still in hospital, 802 of them in intensive care and 568 connected to ventilators for assisted breathing. There are 43 retirement and long-term homes that continue to record cases of Covid-19. Yesterday there were 15,216 elderly patients infected in total since the beginning of the emergency and 3,936 total deaths so far recorded among guests of the same facilities. Until yesterday, 7,026 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 157,934 positives yesterday, with an increase of 787 cases compared to Tuesday. Meanwhile, there were 3,205 total deaths in the city, with 5 new victims. 144,095 were found to be healed yesterday. There were 1,106 people still in hospital, 268 in intensive care and 159 connected to ventilators for assisted breathing.

The York Region reached 49,274 total infections yesterday, with 152 more positives than on Tuesday and 631 victims since the start of the pandemic, with 3 more deaths since the latest bulletin. Yesterday, 46.948 people were recovered.

In the city of Vaughan, the total number of people tested positive for Covid-19 was 20,375 yesterday, or 41% of the entire York Region, with 55 more new infections than in the previous 24 hours. 251 deaths, with one more new death recorded yesterday.

In Woodbridge yesterday there were 8,687 total cases of positivity since the Covid-19 pandemic started, 5,690 in Maple, 7,014 in Richmond Hill and 11,829 in Markham.

In the Peel Region yesterday there were 102,485 coronavirus positives, 599 more than the last survey and 735 total victims, with 2 more deaths than on the last bulletin. There were 97,481 healings recorded in total, while 2,835 people were hospitalized.

In Mississauga, the total number of people who tested positive for the coronavirus was 36,791 yesterday, 234 more than last Tuesday. Also in Mississauga were yesterday 422 victims so far, with 3 more deaths recorded, while there were 34,771 people recovered from Covid-19 and 1,341 people so far hospitalized due to the coronavirus.

In Brampton the total number of people positive for Covid-19 was yesterday 61,197 with 349 new cases of contagion more than on Tuesday. 295 confirmed deaths, with no more victims since the last bulletin, while 58,484 were found to be healed yesterday.

In Caledon, there were 4,153 registered infections yesterday, 22 more than on Tuesday, while 3,931 had recovered and 16 victims overall, with one more death confirmed.

In Hamilton the total number of positives yesterday was 18.832, with 125 new cases of contagion more than in the last testing cycle, while the number of victims so far ascertained was 372, with 3 more new deaths recorded in the last 24 hours.

In Ottawa, 25,628 people were infected yesterday, an increase of 115 positives compared to the last survey, while 528 people died, with one more new death recorded since the last bulletin. The healed in the capital yesterday were a total of 23,859.

In Quebec yesterday there were 745 new registered cases, for a total of 360,201 infected, along with 11 additional deaths per 11.012 total victims.

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