After a five days of reporting daily case increases below 200, Public Health Ontario has confirmed 257 more cases of COVID-19 today.
Of the new cases reported today, 182 are people between the ages of 20 and 39, and 48 are people aged 40 to 59.
According to today's epidemiological report a majority of the cases reported today came from the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit, which reported 177 new cases to Public Health Ontario yesterday.
On Friday the province reported 111 new cases, and that number climbed to 160 and 178 new cases reported on Saturday and Sunday, respectively.
The province also confirmed seven more COVID-related deaths today, including three people between 60 and 79, and four people over the age of 80.
To-date, the province has reported 2,665 deaths attributed to COVID-19, and 1,706 (64 per cent) of those deaths have been long-term care home residents.
There have been 34,911 lab-confirmed COVID-19 cases reported by Public Health Ontario since the start of the pandemic, and 30,196 of those cases are now reported recovered. There are 3,009 active cases of COVID-19 in Ontario, and of those, 232 people have been hospitalized with the virus, including 46 patients in intensive care and 35 patients on ventilators.
There were 27,127 tests processed in Ontario since yesterday's report.
As of Friday, June 26, Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit has confirmed 592 cases of the coronavirus in the region to-date, and reported 474 of those cases as recovered. There have been 36 deaths linked to COVID in the region since March.
The health unit will provide an update on local cases later today.
There are 82 active cases of COVID-19 in the region (77 in Simcoe County), including four people who have been hospitalized with the virus.
The average incidence rate for the province of Ontario is 234.9 cases per 100,000 people, and the rate for Simcoe County is 107.3 cases per 100,000 people.
|Municipality||Total cases||Recoveries||Deaths||In Hospital||Last case reported||Incidence rate*|
|Bradford W-G||123||99||12||June 26||283.9|
|New Tecumseth||75||51||1||2||June 26||181|
|Wasaga Beach||15||13||1||June 19||65.2|
|Clearview||8||6||1||June 15||not released|
|Midland||6||6||April 29||not released|
|Oro-Medonte||6||4||2||June 1||not released|
|Tiny||4||4||June 22||not released|
|Tay||5||5||May 19||not released|
|Penetanguishene||6||6||June 12||not released|
*Incidence rate is the number of cases per 100,000 of the population for that municipality