206 new cases of COVID-19 found in Ontario, 21 new cases found in Mississauga


Published June 20, 2020 at 5:02 pm


The province says that 206 new COVID-19 cases have been confirmed in Ontario and that over 2,500 residents have died of the virus, with 1,651 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 20, Ontario is reporting 33,301 cases of the novel coronavirus in the province. The province says 2,595 people have died of the disease, while 28,468 cases have been resolved.

The province says 333 COVID-19 patients are hospitalized, with 80 being treated in intensive care units. The website says 63 patients are currently using ventilators. 

According to the website, 1,151,319 tests for the virus have been completed and 16,963 possible cases are under investigation. The website says 27,387 tests have been completed in the last day. 

According to Peel Public Health’s COVID-19 website (which was updated at 12:00 pm on June 20), 5,730 people have been diagnosed in the region and 305 people have died of the virus. Peel Public Health says 216 deaths have occurred in Mississauga. Eighty-seven have been reported in Brampton and two deaths have been reported in Caledon. 

According to Peel’s website, 464 COVID-19 patients have had to be hospitalized. The site says 4,934 patients have recovered. The recoveries of 491 patients are pending. 

Peel Public Health says 190 residents have died in long-term care homes. There are currently outbreaks in 43 long-term care homes, retirement residences, and hospitals, and 620 residents in these facilities have tested positive for the virus. 

There are currently 3,038 cases in Brampton, 153 in Caledon and 2,536 in Mississauga. 

Three cases are pending more information.

Residents are reminded to wash their hands frequently and wear a non-medical mask if social distancing is not possible. 

Cover photo courtesy of The Canadian Press

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