184 new COVID-19 cases found in Ontario, 3 new cases found in Halton

Published June 16, 2020 at 11:34 pm

184 new COVID-19 cases found in Ontario, 3 new cases found in Halton

The province says that 184 new COVID-19 cases have been confirmed in Ontario and that over 2,500 residents have died of the virus, with 1,632 deaths occurring in long-term care homes.

The province says that 184 new COVID-19 cases have been confirmed in Ontario and that over 2,500 residents have died of the virus, with 1,632 deaths occurring in long-term care homes.

Six staff members in long-term care homes have died of the virus.

As of 10:30 am on June 16, Ontario is reporting 32,554 cases of the novel coronavirus in the province. The province says 2,538 people have died of the disease, while another 27,431 cases have resolved.

The province says 413 COVID-19 patients are hospitalized, with 98 being treated in intensive care units. The website says 70 patients are currently using ventilators.

According to the website, 1,047,224 tests for the virus have been completed and 17,920 possible cases are under investigation. The website says 21,724 tests have been completed in the last day.

According to Halton Region’s COVID-19 website which was updated on June 16, 711 people have been diagnosed in the region and 24 people have died of the virus (down from 25 due to a correction to a public health reporting error). There are 79 probable cases and 790 total cases (up three from yesterday’s report).

There are currently 158 cases in Burlington, 265 in Oakville, 205 in Milton, and 158 in Halton Hills.

The website says six deaths have occurred in Burlington. Three deaths have been reported in Oakville, four in Milton, and 11 deaths have been reported in Halton Hills.

At this time, 663 cases have reportedly resulted in a recovery.

Among the total cases, 78 (10%) have been residents or patients associated with a confirmed institutional outbreak, and among the total deaths, 11 (46%) have been residents or patients associated with a confirmed institutional outbreak.

The region states that municipality counts may be inflated by outbreaks occurring in institutions located in their boundaries.

The province and region are continuing to update their numbers on a daily basis.

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