Coronavirus Canada updates: Ontario reports its most daily fatalities in over 3 weeks, completes record testing output

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Coronavirus Canada updates: Quebec reports its most new cases in almost 3 months
Coronavirus Canada updates: Quebec reports its most new cases in almost 3 months

The Ministry of Health reported 45 more victims related to COVID-19 in its latest 24-hour stretch, the most the province recorded since May 12.

The most recent update increased the province’s death toll to 2,357. Ontario also reported 356 new cases, after completing a record-high 20,822 tests in a single day.

Of the province’s 29,403 total cases, there are 23,208 who have recovered from COVID-19, an increase of 397 since Wednesday.

Of the 3,838 active cases that remain, there are 776 in hospital (down by 15), which includes 121 in ICU (down by six) and 94 on ventilators (up by two).

According to the Ministry of Long-Term Care, there are 89 outbreaks in facilities across the province (down by 5), where there are 970 active cases among residents (down by 16) and 805 among staff (down by 61). Since the start of the pandemic, there have been 1,679 residents (up by 18) and seven staff who have passed away after contracting COVID-19.

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