Coronavirus Canada Updates: 85 new cases of COVID-19 in Niagara since this weekend, NRPH reports

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NRPH confirmed 85 cases between Saturday and Monday in Niagara in another large jump in cases across the region.

26 cases were confirmed on Saturday, 39 on Sunday, and another 20 on Monday, bringing the total active cases to 242 as of noon, Monday.

Regional data shows three new cases were confirmed in Thorold over the weekend.

112 town residents have tested positive in total.

The death toll remained at 87, which is unchanged from last week.

There are 14 active outbreaks, of which 6 are found in long-term care or health care facilities.

Ages 20-39 is the dominating age group in Niagara in which the virus has been found.

Public Health Ontario reported 1,925 new cases of COVID-19 today, which is one more than yesterday’s report of 1,924.

For the last three days, the province has reported a record number of cases per day. On Saturday, the province reported 1,859 cases.

Ontario’s public health agency also confirmed 26 deaths in today’s report. The deaths include one person between 40 and 59 years old, ten people between 60 and 79 years old, and 15 people over the age of 80. Thirteen of the people whose deaths were reported today were residents of long-term care homes.

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