Public Health Ontario has confirmed 1,824 new cases of COVID-19 today, which is 101 more than yesterday. There were 1,723 cases reported on Tuesday.
Of today's new cases, most are confined to the Greater Toronto Area. There are 592 new cases confirmed in Peel Region, 396 cases in Toronto, and 187 in York Region. That represents 1,175 — or 64 per cent — of the new lab-confirmed cases reported over the past 24 hours.
Due to a data-processing error, the number of new cases for Middlesex-London Health Unit in today's report (127 cases) represents cases reported over the previous three days.
The agency also reported 14 more deaths related to the coronavirus over the past 24 hours. Yesterday, 35 deaths were reported.
More than 1,541 cases have been resolved since yesterday.
Over the past 24 hours, 52,900 tests were completed.
Since the start of the pandemic, public health labs in Ontario have processed more than 6.4 million COVID tests.
Throughout Ontario, there are 666 people currently hospitalized with the coronavirus.
Since Ontario began reporting COVID-19 cases, there have been 121,746 reported cases in Ontario, 103,239 recoveries and 3,712 deaths.
The Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit has reported a total of 2,178 COVID cases, with 2,080 of those in Simcoe County. There are 1,864 cases listed as recovered in the region. Thirteen people are currently hospitalized. All are Simcoe County residents. The health unit has confirmed 52 deaths since March.
The incidence rate for Simcoe County is 394 cases per 100,000 people.
|Municipality||Total cases**||Recoveries||Deaths||In Hospital||Last case reported||Incidence rate*|
|Bradford W-G||372||323||12||1||Dec. 2||866|
|New Tecumseth||364||321||12||2||Dec. 2||878|
|Wasaga Beach||39||32||1||Dec. 1||170|
|Georgian Bay||9||9||Nov. 24||319|
*Incidence rate is number of cases per 100,000 people in the local population.
**Total cases includes the number of cases currently recovering at home as well as any that have recovered, died, or are in hospital