Alarming new record of COVID-19 cases set today in Mississauga and Brampton
Peel Region has again broken a daily record for new cases of COVID-19 as outbreaks in Mississauga and Brampton are pushing levels close to the 1,000 mark.
Cases in Brampton account for more than half of the new cases in Peel.
New data released by the Ontario government today shows 983 new cases in Peel which is contributing to a new record high across the province with 4,736 infections.
The increase has pushed the number of people treated in intensive care units (ICU) across the province to 659, also a new high. Of those in ICU, 442 people require breathing assistance through a ventilator. In total, 1,932 patients are being treated in Ontario hospitals for the virus
Other area hotspots in Ontario include Toronto with 1,188 new cases, 526 in York Region, 216 in Durham Region, 150 in Hamilton and Halton Region has 140 new cases.
Several other jurisdictions across the province are showing triple-digit increases for the first time since the pandemic hit.
As well, 29 people have died as a result of COVID-19 in Ontario during the past 24-hours.
- Hamilton has 150 new COVID cases as Ontario again records a new high today
- As COVID cases in Burlington, Oakville and Milton continue to rise, Ontario again records a new high today
- Peel Region has over 500 new COVID-19 cases today as Ontario sets new record
- Cases in Mississauga and Brampton push Peel Region COVID number to record high
- Peel Region sets record high for COVID-19 cases today
- Mississauga's 5 ugliest buildings
- Another 7 flights with 38 rows affected land with COVID-19 at Pearson Airport in Mississauga
- Motorcyclist hospitalized after colliding with vehicle in Mississauga
- VIDEO: Canada Post truck rollover leads to major delays on 401 in Mississauga
- Some universities say no to proof of vaccination requirement