Covid-19 Updates English

In Ontario 3,216 new infected and 47 more deaths

TORONTO – May 9, 2021: Canada stood yesterday at 1,284,323 positives for Covid-19, an increase of 4,352 more cases than in the previous 24 hours. The number of victims – nationwide – yesterday reached 24,624 total deaths, 56 more than on Saturday. In Canada yesterday the number of recovered people from the coronavirus stood at 1,179,445. Ontario yesterday reached 492,303 overall positives, an increase of 3,216 new cases compared to Saturday. The total number of victims in Ontario has meanwhile risen to 8,308, with 47 more deaths than the previous day, the highest number of daily victims since last February 19. The number of recovered people in the province rose to 451,951 or 3,653 more than the previous 24 hours. There are 91,624 cases so far registered in Ontario of the English variant of Covid, 400 of the South African variant and 1.229 of the Brazilian variant.

Yesterday there were 1,640 people still in hospital, 848 of them in intensive care and 580 connected to ventilators for assisted breathing. There are 46 retirement and long-term homes that continue to record cases of Covid-19. Yesterday there were 15,200 elderly patients infected in total since the beginning of the emergency and 3,931 total deaths so far recorded among guests of the same facilities. Until yesterday, 7,015 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 155,702 positives yesterday, with an increase of 903 cases compared to Saturday. Meanwhile, there were 3,163 total deaths in the city, with 14 new victims. 140,103 were found to be healed yesterday.

The York Region reached 48,616 total infections yesterday, with 340 more positives than on Saturday and 628 victims since the start of the pandemic, with 4 more deaths since the latest bulletin. Yesterday, 46.106 people were recovered.

In the city of Vaughan, the total number of people tested positive for Covid-19 was 20,115 yesterday, or 41% of the entire York Region, with 126 more new infections than in the previous 24 hours. 250 deaths, with one more new death recorded yesterday.

At Woodbridge yesterday there were 8,560 total cases of positivity since the Covid-19 pandemic started, 5,600 in Maple, 6,934 in Richmond Hill and 11,669 in Markham.

In the Peel Region yesterday there were 101,007 coronavirus positives, 749 more than the last survey and 731 total victims, with 11 more deaths than on the last bulletin. There were 95,473 healings recorded in total, while 2,785 people were hospitalized.

In Mississauga, the total number of people who tested positive for the coronavirus was 36,254 yesterday, 318 more than last Saturday. Also in Mississauga were yesterday 419 victims so far, with 7 more deaths recorded, while there were 34,026 people recovered from Covid-19 and 1,315 people so far hospitalized due to the coronavirus.

In Brampton the total number of people positive for Covid-19 was yesterday 60,289 with 386 new cases of contagion more than on Saturday. 294 confirmed deaths, with 4 more victims since the last bulletin, while 57,304 were found to be healed yesterday.

In Caledon, there were 4,093 registered infections yesterday, 41 more than on Saturday, while 3,841 had recovered and 15 victims overall, with no more deaths.

In Hamilton the total number of positives yesterday was 18.512, with 113 new cases of contagion more than in the last testing cycle, while the number of victims so far ascertained was 369, with 2 more new deaths recorded in the last 24 hours.

In Ottawa, 25,363 people were infected yesterday, an increase of 143 positives compared to the last survey, while 523 people died, with 2 more new deaths recorded since the last bulletin. The healed in the capital yesterday were a total of 23,392.

In Quebec yesterday there were 960 new registered cases, for a total of 358,134 infected, along with 6 additional deaths per 10,987 total victims.

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