Ontario’s COVID-19 fatalities and case numbers have climbed to a single-day high, with 55 deaths and 564 cases reported on Friday morning.
There are currently 9,525 cases of COVID-19 in the province, including 478 deaths and 4,556 recoveries. The data shows that 362 patients have recovered in the last 24 hours.
Friday’s jump in reported cases marks a 6.3 per cent increase over the day prior.
Quick facts on all COVID-19 patients in Ontario:
- 1,068 of all reported cases are health care workers
- 55.6 per cent of all cases in Ontario were reported by Greater Toronto Area public health units
- 56.5 per cent of all patients are female and 42.8 per cent are male—71 cases did not specify their gender
- 19.6 per cent of all patients are 80 years of age or older
- 23.2 per cent of all patients are between the ages of 60 and 79
- 32.2 per cent of all patients are between the ages of 40 and 59
- 22.7 per cent of all patients are between the ages of 20 and 39
- 2.2 per cent of all patients are 19 year of age or younger—six cases had an unknown age, according to provincial health officials
Source: CTV News