Health officials for the province reported on Tuesday that there were 361 more cases of COVID-19 diagnoses in the province, and 56 more deaths. This pushes the total number of cases in Canada to 70,342, and the total number of deaths to 5,049.
More than 20 per cent of Ontario’s deaths related to COVID-19 have taken place in long-term care facilities, based on the Ministry of Long-Term Care’s daily report. There are 2,703 confirmed cases of patients in long-term care facilities, and 1,239 deaths. Among staff, there are 1,239 confirmed cases and less than five deaths.