Ontario confirmed 476 more test-positive COVID-19 cases Saturday, bringing the province’s total case count to 13,995.
Over the last day, 48 more people also died from the virus. Ontario’s coronavirus death toll now sits at 811.
A little more than half of Ontario’s cases are considered resolved, with 7,509 people who have already recovered from their infections.
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Slightly more women than men have been diagnosed with coronavirus infections, and middle aged people 40 to 59 years old continue to be the largest age cohort among test-positive patients.
In the last day, 19 more long-term care homes have reported coronavirus outbreaks. There are now 162 long-term care outbreaks in the province. A total of 470 residents/patients of long-term care facilities have died so far because of the virus.
Premier Doug Ford is making an announcement today about the coronavirus at 1 pm.