Covid-19 Updates English

In Ontario 3,424 new infected and 26 more deaths

TORONTO – May 6, 2021: Canada stood yesterday at 1,262,227 positives for Covid-19, an increase of 4,899 more cases than in the previous 24 hours. The number of victims – nationwide – yesterday reached 24,488 total deaths, 40 more than on Wednesday. In Canada yesterday the number of recovered people from the coronavirus stood at 1,156,598. Ontario yesterday reached 483,057 overall positives, an increase of 3,424 new cases compared to Wednesday. The total number of victims in Ontario has meanwhile risen to 8,213, with 26 more deaths than the previous day. The number of recovered people in the province rose to 440,467 or 3,997 more than the previous 24 hours. There are 83,350 cases so far registered in Ontario of the English variant of Covid, 326 of the South African variant and 1.055 of the Brazilian variant.

Yesterday there were 1,964 people still in hospital, 811 of them in intensive care and 600 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 15,182 elderly patients infected in total since the beginning of the emergency and 3,929 total deaths so far recorded among guests of the same facilities. Until yesterday, 6,992 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 153,124 positives yesterday, with an increase of 991 cases compared to Wednesday. Meanwhile, there were 3,138 total deaths in the city, with 9 new victims. 137,880 were found to be healed yesterday.

The York Region reached 47,693 total infections yesterday, with 325 more positives than on Wednesday and 624 victims since the start of the pandemic, with 2 more deaths since the latest bulletin. Yesterday, 45.133 people were recovered.

In the city of Vaughan, the total number of people tested positive for Covid-19 was 19,752 yesterday, or 41% of the entire York Region, with 119 more new infections than in the previous 24 hours. 249 deaths, with one more new death recorded yesterday, while 18,790 people were cured.

At Woodbridge yesterday there were 8,446 total cases of positivity since the Covid-19 pandemic started, 5,563 in Maple, 6,788 in Richmond Hill and 11,454 in Markham.

In the Peel Region yesterday there were 98,727 coronavirus positives, 846 more than the last survey and 720 total victims, with 3 more deaths than on the last bulletin. There were 92,977 healings recorded in total, while 2,718 people were hospitalized.

In Mississauga, the total number of people who tested positive for the coronavirus was 35,369 yesterday, 317 more than last Wednesday. Also in Mississauga were yesterday 412 victims so far, with one more death recorded in the last 24 hours, while there were 33,109 people recovered from Covid-19 and 1,282 people so far hospitalized due to the coronavirus.

In Brampton the total number of people positive for Covid-19 was yesterday 59,018 with 479 new cases of contagion more than on Wednesday. 290 confirmed deaths, with 2 more victims since the last bulletin, while 55,864 were found to be healed yesterday.

In Caledon, there were 3,988 registered infections yesterday, 41 more than on Wednesday, while 3,725 had recovered and 15 victims overall, with no more deaths.

In Hamilton the total number of positives yesterday was 18.110, with 147 new cases of contagion more than in the last testing cycle, while the number of victims so far ascertained was 366, with no more new deaths recorded in the last 24 hours.

In Ottawa, 24,998 people were infected yesterday, an increase of 106 positives compared to the last survey, while 519 people died, with 2 more new deaths recorded since the last bulletin. The healed in the capital yesterday were a total of 22,859.

In Quebec yesterday there were 907 new registered cases, for a total of 355,297 infected, along with 7 additional deaths per 10,971 total victims.

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