Coronavirus Canada update: Ontario reports 51 fatalities

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Coronavirus Canada update: Ontario reports 51 fatalities
Coronavirus Canada update: Ontario reports 51 fatalities

The Ministry of Health reported 51 more fatalities, marking the biggest daily increase in deaths since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.

It raises the province’s death toll to 385. The fatalities are among Ontario’s 8,447 cases after health officials also diagnosed 494 more patients in the last 24 hours. Among the total diagnoses are 3,902 cases that are resolved, giving Ontario a recovery rate of 46.2 per cent. There are also 795 people in hospital, including 254 in intensive care and 188 on ventilators.

The Ministry of Health’s statistics, which were released at 10:30 a.m. ET, are current as of 4 p.m. the evening before. As of their last update, they’ve administered 119,092 tests for COVID-19, an increase of 6,101, while there are still 4,429 people under investigation.

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