Coronavirus Canada updates: Ontario matches its fewest daily deaths in months

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Coronavirus Canada Updates: 4 businesses being ordered closed by Toronto Public Health
Coronavirus Canada Updates: 4 businesses being ordered closed by Toronto Public Health

For the second time this week, Ontario has reported two daily fatalities related to COVID-19.

Before the recent stretch, it had not recorded two or fewer deaths since March 30. According to the Ministry of Health, one of the fatalities involved a long-term care home resident and the other was a person who was 40-59 years old.

The update increases Ontario’s death toll to 2,689.

On Sunday, the province also announced 138 new cases of COVID-19, after completing 23,792 tests. Among the recently identified patients, 60 of them are between 20-39 years old, the most of any age group. The Greater Toronto Area is home to 87 of the 138 cases.

Of its 35,794 cases throughout the pandemic, 31,266 have been marked as resolved, an increase of 183 since Saturday. Of the 1,839 active cases that remain in Ontario, there are 139 people in hospital (down by 11), which includes 39 people in intensive care and 23 who require a ventilator (down by three).

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