Shomporko Desk:-TORONTO – Ontario is reporting less than 100 new COVID-19 cases for the second consecutive day.
Health officials reported 89 new instances on Thursday, which is up marginally from yesterday when 76 new cases were confirmed.
Ontario likewise announced three additional COVID-19-related deaths, carrying the total number of fatalities to 2,771. The number of resolved cases likewise bounced by 165 and now represent more than 89 per cent of all infections.
There are 84 patients in Ontario hospitals with COVID-19. Of those 84 patients, 27 are being treated in an intensive care unit, which is breathing with the help of a ventilator.
The majority of total deaths to date have been reported in people over the age of 70.
One person who was under the age of 19 and had COVID-19 died in Ontario, but it is not clear if the death was caused by the disease or other health issues.
Eleven patients who died were between the ages of 20 and 39, while 117 were between the ages of 40 and 59 and 744 were between the ages of 60 and 79.
More than 63 per cent of Thursday’s new cases are in people under the age of 40.
Of the new cases in Ontario, 13 of them were under the age of 19, 23 of them were between the ages of 20 and 39, and 21 of them were between the ages of 40 and 59. There were 12 cases in people aged 60 and older.
In the last 24 hours, just over 27,676 COVID-19 tests were conducted by officials.
Ontario health officials have conducted more than two million tests for the disease since the pandemic was declared.
More than 28,267 tests are still under investigation.
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News source: CTV News