The Ministry of Health has reported 564 more cases of COVID-19 and 55 more fatalities, which are record daily increases in both categories since the start of the outbreak.
It’s also the sixth day in a row that Ontario has seen its number of daily diagnoses increase.
The updates bring the province’s case count to 9,525, which includes 478 deaths, 829 people in hospital, 245 in intensive care and 200 on ventilators. Among its total cases, 4,556 people’s diagnoses have been marked as resolved, meaning there’s a recovery rate of 47.8 per cent in Ontario.
The Ministry of Health’s stats, which are released at 10:30 a.m., are current as of 4 p.m. the evening before. As of their last update, health officials have administered 136,992 tests for COVID-19, while 5,993 people remain under investigation.