Ontario reports 827 new cases, with 300 in hospital, a first since June

Ontario reports 827 new COVID-19 cases today, a slight decrease from yesterday’s report of 851 cases. Hospitalized cases were reported above 300 for the first time since June.

Niagara Region reports seven, a slight increase from yesterday’s report of four.

“Ontario is reporting 827 cases of #COVID19. Locally, there are 355 new cases in Toronto, 169 in Peel, 89 in York Region and 58 in Ottawa. There are 691 more resolved cases and over 23,900 tests completed,” said Health Minister Christine Elliott on Twitter this morning.

Public health units in Ontario also reporting higher cases numbers include the Durham Region with 44 new cases, Halton Region with 14 new cases, and Hamilton with 10 cases. All other public health units reported 15 cases or less.

There were four new COVID deaths reported today in Ontario, a slight decrease from the six deaths reported yesterday. There have been 3,103 deaths in Ontario. There were no new deaths reported in Niagara Region today. The last death was reported on Oct. 19. There have been 68 deaths in the region from COVID-19.

The Niagara Region reported seven cases today and four new cases yesterday. Lately, cases have ranged from five to 15 over the last few weeks. On Sunday, 23 new cases were reported.

Ontario has now had 72,051 total cases, with 61,530 cases resolved. There are currently 312 cases in hospitals, the highest number of daily hospitalized cases since June 20, with 75 in intensive care and 52 on ventilators.

Ontario continues to see a rise in COVID-19 cases in hospitals. Hospitalized cases increased by 17, the number of those on ventilators decreased by three and the number of those in intensive care increased by one since yesterday.

The total number of confirmed cases in the Niagara Region is now at 1,358 with 1,188 resolved. Of those cases, there are 102 active cases, decreasing by 10 since yesterday and eight active outbreaks.

West Niagara COVID-19 active cases

Note: Population numbers in brackets are Niagara Info’ estimates against growth over 2016 census numbers.

Grimsby 1 per 10,000 people (population: 28,500 = 3 cases)
Lincoln 1.2 per 10,000 people (population: 24,500 = 3 cases)
Pelham 1.1 per 10,000 people (population: 17,500 = 2 cases)
Wainfleet 1.5 per 10,000 people (population: 6,500 = 1 cases)
West Lincoln 0.6 per 10,000 people (population: 14,500 = 1 case)

Additional Niagara Region active COVID-19 cases

Fort Erie 2.7 per 10,000 people (population: ~33,000 = 9 cases)
Niagara Falls 2.8 per 10,000 people (population: ~90,000 = 25 cases)
NOTL 0 per 10,000 people (population: ~18,000 = 0 cases)
Port Colborne 0.8 per 10,000 people (population: ~19,000 = 2 case)
St. Catharines 2.5 per 10,000 people (population: ~133,000 = 33 cases)
Thorold 2.3 per 10,000 people (population: ~20,000 = 5 case)
Welland 1.8 per 10,000 people (population: ~55,000 = 10 cases)

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