Covid-19 Updates

In Ontario 2,791 new infected and 25 more deaths

TORONTO – May 4, 2021: Canada stood yesterday at 1,247,298 positives for Covid-19, an increase of 4,041 more cases than in the previous 24 hours. The number of victims – nationwide – yesterday reached 24,385 total deaths, 43 more than on Monday. In Canada yesterday the number of recovered people from the coronavirus stood at 1,139,978. Ontario yesterday reached 476,692 overall positives, an increase of 2,791 new cases compared to Monday, the smallest daily increase of new cases since April 1 and the first time the province has reported fewer than 3,000 cases since April 5. The total number of victims in Ontario has meanwhile risen to 8,143, with 25 more deaths than the previous day. The number of recovered people in the province rose to 432,109 or 3,323 more than the previous 24 hours. There are 77,649 cases so far registered in Ontario of the English variant of Covid, 309 of the South African variant and 971 of the Brazilian variant.

Yesterday there were 2,167 people still in hospital, 886 of them in intensive care and 609 connected to ventilators for assisted breathing. There are 50 retirement and long-term homes that continue to record cases of Covid-19. Yesterday there were 15,174 elderly patients infected in total since the beginning of the emergency and 3,928 total deaths so far recorded among guests of the same facilities. Until yesterday, 6,977 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 151,197 positives yesterday, with an increase of 3.111 cases compared to Monday, with a 3-day total count. Meanwhile, there were 3,115 total deaths in the city, with 31 new victims recorded within the last 72 hours. 135,409 were found to be healed yesterday.

The York Region reached 47,145 total infections yesterday, with 239 more positives than on Monday and 618 victims since the start of the pandemic, with 2 more deaths since the latest bulletin. Yesterday, 44,459 people were recovered.

In the city of Vaughan, the total number of people who tested positive for Covid-19 was 19,551 yesterday, or 41% of the entire York Region, with 92 more new infections than in the previous 24 hours. 245 deaths, with one more new death, recorded yesterday, while 18,528 people were cured.

At Woodbridge yesterday there were 8,341 total cases of positivity since the Covid-19 pandemic started, 5,477 in Maple, 6,735 in Richmond Hill and 11,336 in Markham.

In the Peel Region yesterday there were 96,954 coronavirus positives, 543 more than the last survey and 712 total victims, with 6 more deaths than on the last bulletin. There were 95,552 healings recorded in total, while 2,666 people were hospitalized.

In Mississauga, the total number of people who tested positive for the coronavirus was 34,709 yesterday, 208 more than last Monday. Also in Mississauga were yesterday 409 victims so far, with 4 more deaths recorded in the last 24 hours, while there were 32,547 people recovered from Covid-19 and 1,259 people so far hospitalized due to the coronavirus.

In Brampton the total number of people positive for Covid-19 was yesterday 58,008, with 304 new cases of contagion more than on Monday. 285 confirmed deaths, with 2 more victims since the last bulletin, while 55,037 were found to be healed yesterday.

In Caledon, there were 3,916 registered infections yesterday, 27 more than on Monday, while 3,669 had recovered and 15 victims overall, with no more deaths.

In Hamilton the total number of positives yesterday was 17.814, with 133 new cases of contagion more than in the last testing cycle, while the number of victims so far ascertained was 363, with 3 more new deaths recorded in the last 24 hours.

In Ottawa, 24,751 people were infected yesterday, an increase of 94 positives compared to the last survey, while 515 people died, with 5 more new deaths recorded since the last bulletin. The healed in the capital yesterday were a total of 22,459.

In Quebec yesterday there were 797 new registered cases, for a total of 353,475 infected, along with 16 additional deaths per 10,959 total victims.

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