Shomporko Desk:-TORONTO – Ontario has recorded another dip in the number of new COVID-19 cases.
Provincial health officials logged 119 new infections of the novel coronavirus on Monday, denoting the third day straight that Ontario’s everyday case check has been under 150.
Following a spike of 195 new cases being accounted for on Friday, Ontario saw 138 additional patients confirmed on Saturday and 137 on Sunday.
Over the past 10 days, the area has seen the daily case count range between 103 and 203.
The total case count in Ontario is now 38,799.
Of the new patients confirmed on Monday, 64 per cent are under the age of 40.
One additional COVID-19 death was confirmed in the province on Monday, bringing Ontario’s death toll to 2,764.
There are currently 82 patients infected with the disease in Ontario hospitals. Of those patients, 30 are being treated in the intensive care unit and 18 of those are breathing with the assistance of a ventilator.
While updating the hospitalization counts in Ontario on Monday, health officials stated that approximately 30 hospitals did not submit data on Saturday.
“We anticipate that there may be an increase in the number of hospitalized patients when we have more complete reporting,” officials said.
The number of recovered patients in Ontario is now 34,461.
Thirty of Ontario’s 34 local public health units reported five or fewer cases of the novel coronavirus on Monday. Sixteen of those regions recorded zero cases.
In the last 24 hours, more than 24,000 tests were conducted in Ontario.
There are currently 9,249 tests under investigation in the province.
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News source: CTV News