Covid-19 Updates English

In Ontario 916 new infected and 13 more deaths

TORONTO – May 31, 2021: Canada stood yesterday at 1,380,609 positives for Covid-19, an increase of 2,200 more cases than in the previous 24 hours. The number of victims – nationwide – yesterday reached 25,528 total deaths, 22 more than on Sunday. In Canada yesterday the number of recovered people from the coronavirus stood at 1,320,390. Ontario yesterday reached 531,459 overall positives, an increase of 916 new cases compared to Sunday, the lowest number since February 17. The total number of victims in Ontario has meanwhile risen to 8,757, with 13 more deaths than the previous day. The number of recovered people in the province rose to 510,135 or 1,707 more than the previous 24 hours. There are 125,945 cases so far registered in Ontario of the English variant of Covid, 948 of the South African variant and 2,822 of the Brazilian variant.

Yesterday there were 731 people still in hospital, 617 of them in intensive care and 382 connected to ventilators for assisted breathing. There are 29 retirement and long-term homes that continue to record cases of Covid-19. Yesterday there were 15,305 elderly patients infected in total since the beginning of the emergency and 3,950 total deaths so far recorded among guests of the same facilities. Until yesterday, 7,102 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 166,928 positives yesterday, with an increase of 226 cases compared to Sunday. Meanwhile, there were 3,382 total deaths in the city, with 7 new victims. 159,377 were found to be healed yesterday. There were 846 people still in hospital, 234 in intensive care and 148 connected to ventilators for assisted breathing.

The York Region reached 51,934 total infections yesterday, with 96 more positives than on Sunday and 667 victims since the start of the pandemic, with no more deaths than the previous day. Yesterday, 50,743 people were recovered.

In the city of Vaughan, the total number of people tested positive for Covid-19 was 21,468 yesterday, or 41% of the entire York Region, with 31 more new infections than in the previous 24 hours. 261 deaths, with no more new deaths recorded yesterday.

In Woodbridge yesterday there were 9,199 total cases of positivity since the Covid-19 pandemic started, 6,130 in Maple, 7,374 in Richmond Hill and 12,392 in Markham.

In the Peel Region yesterday there were 109,291 coronavirus positives, 139 more than the last survey and 765 total victims, with 2 more deaths than on the last bulletin. There were 107,114 healings recorded in total, while 3,001 people were hospitalized.

In Mississauga, the total number of people who tested positive for the coronavirus was 39,391 yesterday, 64 more than last Sunday. Also in Mississauga were yesterday 435 victims so far, with 2 more deaths recorded, while there were 38,395 people recovered from Covid-19 and 1,431 people so far hospitalized due to the coronavirus.

In Brampton the total number of people positive for Covid-19 was yesterday 65,206 with 76 new cases of contagion more than on Sunday. 310 confirmed deaths, with no more victims since the last bulletin, while 64,110 were found to be healed yesterday.

In Caledon, there were 4,378 registered infections yesterday, no one more than on Sunday, while 4,302 had recovered and 18 victims overall, with no more deaths confirmed.

In Hamilton the total number of positives yesterday was 20,545 with 53 new cases of contagion more than in the last testing cycle, while the number of victims so far ascertained was 388, with 2 more new deaths recorded in the last 24 hours.

In Ottawa, 27,058 people were infected yesterday, an increase of 39 positives compared to the last survey, while 570 people died, with one more new death recorded since the last bulletin. The healed in the capital yesterday were a total of 25,812.

In Quebec yesterday there were 276 new registered cases, for a total of 370,319 infected, along with one additional death per 11.128 total victims.

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