206 new cases of COVID-19 found in Ontario, 792 total cases found in Halton

Published June 20, 2020 at 5:19 pm

206 new cases of COVID-19 found in Ontario, 792 total cases found in Halton

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 

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 Halton Region’s COVID-19 website which was updated on June 20, 715 people have been diagnosed in the region and 25 people have died of the virus. There are 77 probable cases and 792 total cases (up five from yesterday’s report).

There are currently 160 cases in Burlington, 268 in Oakville, 207 in Milton, and 157 in Halton Hills.

The website says seven 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, 693 cases have reportedly resulted in a recovery.

Among the total cases, 79 (10%) have been residents or patients associated with a confirmed institutional outbreak, and among the total deaths, 12 (48%) 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.

Photo courtesy of The Canadian Press

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