Ontario records 411 new coronavirus cases as death tolls hits 253

Apr 11 2020, 9:31 am

Ontario health officials have confirmed 411 new test-positive COVID-19 cases Saturday along with 31 new deaths due to the virus.

Confirmed coronavirus cases in the province have now hit 6,648 and its death toll sits at 253.

A total of 2,848 people have recovered from the virus already, meaning the number of known active infections is 3,800.

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Government of Ontario

Slightly more women than men in Ontario have tested positive for coronavirus, with women accounting for 54% of known cases. And people between the ages of 40-59 continue to represent the largest age cohort among known cases.

There are 79 coronavirus outbreaks at long-term care homes throughout the province, which are especially concerning because the elderly residence are more at risk of dying from the virus.

Confirmed coronavirus patients occupy 691 hospital beds in Ontario, including 257 in the ICU.

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