Covid-19 Updates English

In Ontario 2,400 new infected and 27 more deaths

TORONTO – May 20, 2021: Canada stood yesterday at 1,346,276 positives for Covid-19, an increase of 3,888 more cases than in the previous 24 hours. The number of victims – nationwide – yesterday reached 25,104 total deaths, 56 more than on Wednesday. In Canada yesterday the number of recovered people from the coronavirus stood at 1,259,879. Ontario yesterday reached 517,090 overall positives, an increase of 2,400 new cases compared to Wednesday. The total number of victims in Ontario has meanwhile risen to 8,552, with 27 more deaths than the previous day. The number of recovered people in the province rose to 485,512 or 2,763 more than the previous 24 hours. There are 114,569 cases so far registered in Ontario of the English variant of Covid, 684 of the South African variant and 2,089 of the Brazilian variant.

Yesterday there were 1,320 people still in hospital, 721 of them in intensive care and 493 connected to ventilators for assisted breathing. There are 37 retirement and long-term homes that continue to record cases of Covid-19. Yesterday there were 15,241 elderly patients infected in total since the beginning of the emergency and 3,944 total deaths so far recorded among guests of the same facilities. Until yesterday, 7,054 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 163,569 positives yesterday, with an increase of 555 cases compared to Wednesday. Meanwhile, there were 3,297 total deaths in the city, with 12 new victims. 152.814 were found to be healed yesterday. There were 998 people still in hospital, 254 in intensive care and 157 connected to ventilators for assisted breathing.

The York Region reached 50,762 total infections yesterday, with 175 more positives than on Wednesday and 650 victims since the start of the pandemic, one more than the previous 24 hours. Yesterday, 48.981 people were recovered.

In the city of Vaughan, the total number of people tested positive for Covid-19 was 20,978 yesterday, or 41% of the entire York Region, with 69 more new infections than in the previous 24 hours. 257 deaths, with one more new death recorded yesterday.

In Woodbridge yesterday there were 8,923 total cases of positivity since the Covid-19 pandemic started, 5,918 in Maple, 7,189 in Richmond Hill and 12,187 in Markham.

In the Peel Region yesterday there were 106,406 coronavirus positives, 433 more than the last survey and 752 total victims, with one more death than on the last bulletin. There were 102,237 healings recorded in total, while 2,914 people were hospitalized.

In Mississauga, the total number of people who tested positive for the coronavirus was 38,254 yesterday, 184 more than last Wednesday. Also in Mississauga were yesterday 427 victims so far, with no more deaths recorded, while there were 36,564 people recovered from Covid-19 and 1,385 people so far hospitalized due to the coronavirus.

In Brampton the total number of people positive for Covid-19 was yesterday 63,540 with 239 new cases of contagion more than on Wednesday. 305 confirmed deaths, with one more victim since the last bulletin, while 61,217 were found to be healed yesterday.

In Caledon, there were 4,269 registered infections yesterday, 22 more than on Wednesday, while 4,142 had recovered and 18 victims overall, with no more deaths confirmed.

In Hamilton the total number of positives yesterday was 19,792 with 141 new cases of contagion more than in the last testing cycle, while the number of victims so far ascertained was 376, with no more new deaths recorded in the last 24 hours.

In Ottawa, 26,357 people were infected yesterday, an increase of 89 positives compared to the last survey, while 539 people died, with no more new deaths recorded since the last bulletin. The healed in the capital yesterday were a total of 24,813.

In Quebec yesterday there were 662 new registered cases, for a total of 365,642 infected, along with 8 additional deaths per 11.066 total victims.


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