Ontario reports 3,682 new COVID-19 cases and 40 deaths

Apr 22 2021, 7:24 am

Ontario reported 3,682 new COVID-19 cases Thursday, marking the second time cases have dipped below 4,000 this week.

Wednesday had 4,212, Tuesday had 3,469, Monday had 4,447, Sunday had 4,250, Saturday had 4,362, and Friday had a record-breaking 4,812.

Of the latest cases, 1,131 are in Toronto, 507 are in Peel, 436 are in York Region, 279 in are Ottawa, and 200 are in Durham.

Another 40 people died of the virus in the last day, bringing Ontario’s death toll to 7,829.

There are also 2,350 people in hospital with COVID-19, including 806 in the ICU — an all-time high for the province.

Ontario has administered 4,266,802 doses of vaccine so far, according to Health Minister Christine Elliott.

Ontario remains under a Stay-at-Home order to stifle virus transmission that’s set to expire on May 19. Schools are also closed to in-class learning indefinitely.

Ontario has seen 432,805 total COVID-19 cases since the pandemic began.

Megan DevlinMegan Devlin

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