Shomporko Desk: The province confirmed 181 new cases of COVID-19 on Monday morning, the most reduced number of new cases since March 28 when 151 cases were accounted for.
This is the second consecutive day, and the third time in the previous four days, wherein the province recorded less than 200 new cases
The new cases speak to a 0.6 percent growth rate throughout the day earlier and bring the quantity of lab-confirmed cases in Ontario to 32, 370. This number incorporates 27, 213 cases which the province thinks about settled just as 2, 527 deaths, eight of which happened over the most recent 24 hour time frame.
And while the number of new COVID-19 cases reported by the province continues to trend downward in recent weeks, the number of daily tests for the virus remains high. At least 21,751 tests were performed since Sunday, pushing the total number of tests conducted in Ontario to 1,025,500.
There are currently 18, 258 tests under investigation, though that number is down significantly from the 25, 290 pending tests reported a day earlier.
The number of hospitalizations for COVID-19 is also down with 19 fewer patients in the hospital as of Monday morning. The province says 419 patients are currently hospitalized with the virus, 104 of which are being treated in an intensive care unit. Of those 104 patients, 69 of them are breathing with the assistance of a ventilator.
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News source: CTV News