Coronavirus Canada update: Ontario reports its deadliest 24-hour stretch

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Coronavirus Canada update: Ontario reports its deadliest 24-hour stretch
Coronavirus Canada update: Ontario reports its deadliest 24-hour stretch

Forty-three more people have died after contracting COVID-19 in Ontario, increasing the province’s death toll to 334.

It marks the most deaths reported by the Ministry of Health in a 24-hour stretch. Their statistics, which are released at 10:30 a.m., are current as of 4 p.m. the evening before.

To go along with the new fatalities, health officials have diagnosed 483 more patients with COVID-19, bringing the total case count to 7,953. Among the total cases are 3,568 people who have recovered from the virus. There are also 769 people in hospital, including 255 in intensive care and 199 on ventilators to help them cope with the respiratory disease.

As of April 14, health officials have administered 113,082 tests for COVID-19, while 2,107 people remain under investigation.

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