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In Ontario 3,947 new infected and 24 more deaths

TORONTO – April 25, 2021: Canada stood yesterday at 1,177,294 positives for Covid-19, an increase of 5,290 more cases than in the previous 24 hours. The number of victims – nationwide – yesterday reached 23,960 total deaths, 33 more than on Saturday. In Canada yesterday the number of recovered people from the coronavirus stood at 1,067,501. Ontario yesterday reached 445,351 overall positives, an increase of 3,947 new cases compared to Saturday. The total number of victims in Ontario has meanwhile risen to 7,911, with 24 more deaths than the previous day. The number of recovered people in the province rose to 396,283 or 4,239 more than the previous 24 hours. There are 52,398 cases so far registered in Ontario of the English variant of Covid, 164 of the South African variant and 347 of the Brazilian variant.

Yesterday there were 2,126 people still in hospital, 851 of them in intensive care – a new record high – and 596 connected to ventilators for assisted breathing. There are 34 retirement and long-term homes that continue to record cases of Covid-19. Yesterday there were 15,124 elderly patients infected in total since the beginning of the emergency and 3,755 total deaths so far recorded among guests of the same facilities. Until yesterday, 6,924 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 141,625 positives yesterday, with an increase of 1,141 cases compared to Saturday. Meanwhile, there were 3,011 total deaths in the city, with 14 new victims recorded compared to the previous 24 hours. 125,049 were found to be healed yesterday.

The York Region reached 44,127 total infections yesterday, with 401 more positives than on Saturday and 591 victims since the start of the pandemic, with 6 more deaths since the latest bulletin. Yesterday, 40,629 people were recovered, while 28 people were still in hospital, 10 of them in intensive care.

In the city of Vaughan, the total number of people tested positive for Covid-19 was 18,407 yesterday, or 42% of the entire York Region, with 161 more new infections than in the previous 24 hours. 234 deaths, with one more new death recorded yesterday, while 16,976 people were cured. 4 were hospitalized, 2 of them in intensive care.

At Woodbridge yesterday there were 7,848 total cases of positivity since the Covid-19 pandemic started, 5,111 in Maple, 6,275 in Richmond Hill and 10,638 in Markham.

In the Peel Region yesterday there were 90,351 coronavirus positives, 922 more than the last survey and 688 total victims, with 15 more deaths than on the last bulletin. There were 83,820 healings recorded in total, while 2,473 people were hospitalized.

In Mississauga, the total number of people who tested positive for the coronavirus was 32,182 yesterday, 376 more than last Saturday. Also in Mississauga were yesterday 399 victims so far, with 3 more deaths recorded in the last 24 hours, while there were 29,681 people recovered from Covid-19 and 1,178 people so far hospitalized due to the coronavirus.

In Brampton the total number of people positive for Covid-19 was yesterday 54,196 with 479 new cases of contagion more than on Saturday. 274 confirmed deaths, with 12 more victims since the last bulletin, while 50,535 were found to be healed yesterday.

In Caledon, there were 3,619 registered infections yesterday, 48 more than on Saturday, while 3,351 had recovered and 14 victims overall, with no more deaths.

In Hamilton the total number of positives yesterday was 16,356, with 100 new cases of contagion more than in the last testing cycle, while the number of victims so far ascertained was 353, with 3 more new deaths recorded in the last 24 hours.

In Ottawa, 23,313 people were infected yesterday, an increase of 227 positives compared to the last survey, while 490 people died, with 2 more new deaths recorded since the last bulletin. The healed in the capital yesterday were a total of 20,036.

In Quebec yesterday there were 1,014 new registered cases, for a total of 344,808 infected, along with 6 additional deaths per 10,878 total victims.

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