525 new COVID-19 cases reported in Ontario, over 500 total cases in Halton

Published April 28, 2020 at 5:38 pm

525 new COVID-19 cases reported in Ontario, over 500 total cases in Halton

The province says that 525 new COVID-19 cases have been confirmed in Ontario and that over 951 residents have died of the virus.

The province says that 525 new COVID-19 cases have been confirmed in Ontario and that over 951 residents have died of the virus.

As of April 28, Ontario is reporting 15,381 cases of the novel coronavirus in the province.

The province says 951 people have died of the disease, while another 8,964 have made full recoveries. 

The province says 957 COVID-19 patients are hospitalized, with 239 being treated in intensive care units. The website says 187 patients are currently using ventilators. 

According to the website, 253,040 people have been tested for the virus and 6,282 possible cases are under investigation. The website says 10,852 tests have been completed in the last day.

In Halton Region there are now a total of 507 COVID-19 cases (up 16 from Monday’s report), with 443 confirmed cases and 64 probable cases.

There are currently 104 cases in Burlington, 167 in Oakville, 112 in Milton, and 123 in Halton Hills.

21 deaths have been reported in Halton.

At this time, 279 cases have reportedly resulted in a recovery.

Among the total cases, 71 (14%) have been residents or patients associated with a confirmed institutional outbreak, and among the total deaths, 11 (52%) 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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