606 new coronavirus cases confirmed as Ontario exceeds 11,000

Apr 20 2020, 7:46 am

Ontario’s government confirms there have been 31 more COVID-19 related deaths, with 606 new cases, bring the total to 11,184, as of Monday morning.

Almost half of the cases have been resolved at 5,515.

Compared to Sunday’s 568 confirmed new cases, there is an increase of 5.7% in confirmed coronavirus patients.

So far, a total of 584 people have died from coronavirus in Ontario with 3,799 cases currently under investigation.

There have also been 114 outbreaks reported in long-term care homes, an increase of two from Sunday’s report.

There are 249 deaths reported among residents and patients in long-term care homes, accounting for almost half of the reported deaths in the province.

The Greater Toronto Area public health units account for more than half of the cases at 58.3%.

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Of the total cases, 42.3% are male and 56.8% are female, with 43.7% of cases aged 60 years and older.

To date, there are 802 hospitalized, with 247 in ICU, and 193 patients are on ventilators.

According to the province, 8,743 tests were completed, but Premier Doug Ford said by the end of the month he wants to see 14,000 tests a day done.

The daily summary is based on data reported by the 34 public health units across Ontario and recorded in the province’s integrated Public Health Information System (iPHIS), according to the Ontario government.

iPHIS is the Ministry of Health’s disease reporting system where data is regularly updated, and where each daily summary is pulled at 4 pm the previous day.

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