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Ontario reports 338 new COVID-19 cases today and 19 deaths

Public Health Ontario has reported 338 new cases of COVID-19 today, which is an increase of 1.2 per cent in the total number of confirmed cases in the province to-date.

The province has also reported 19 deaths attributed to COVID-19 since yesterday’s update. The latest victims of the coronavirus include five people between the ages of 60 and 79 and 14 people over the age of 80.

Public Health Ontario has reported 2,312 deaths attributed to the coronavirus to date, which is eight per cent of the total number of confirmed cases in the province.

According to today’s epidemiological report, there are 327 more recoveries, bringing the total number of resolved cases to 22,811, which is 78.5 per cent of the confirmed cases to-date.

Public Health Ontario reports a case as “resolved” when 14 days have passed since the first date of symptom onset, and the patient is not currently hospitalized.

There are 791 people hospitalized in the province with COVID-19, including 127 patients in intensive care units and 92 patients on ventilators.

Since last report, 17,537 tests have been processed, bringing the province’s test total to 765,501.

Public Health Ontario reports there have been 29,047 cases of COVID-19 confirmed in Ontario since the pandemic began.

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