As COVID cases in Burlington, Oakville and Milton continue to rise, Ontario again records a new high today

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Halton Region has 140 new cases of COVID-19 today contributing to the record high amount across Ontario.

New data released by the Ontario government today shows 4,736 new infections, pushing beyond previous high levels recorded just days ago.

While Halton numbers have remained relatively steady during the past week, neighbouring communities are accounting for a majority of the new cases.

Toronto today records 1,188 cases, Peel Region has 983, York Region 526, Durham Region 216, and Hamilton has 150 new cases.

Several other jurisdictions across the province are showing triple-digit increases for the first time since the pandemic hit.

Today also shows the number of people treated in intensive care units (ICU) across the province at 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

As well, 29 people have died as a result of COVID-19 in Ontario during the past 24-hours.

 

 

 

 

 

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