Four new cases of coronavirus diagnosed in Peel


Four new cases of coronavirus have been diagnosed in the Region of Peel, according to the province's COVID-19 website

The cases were confirmed as of 10:30 am on March 16.

According to the website, the ages and genders of the patients have not yet been disclosed. All are said to be self-isolating. 

As of Sunday, March 15, Peel had 17 cases of coronavirus. This brings the total to 21. 

According to the website, there are currently 177 cases in Ontario, with 1,537 possible cases under investigation. Five cases of the virus have been resolved and 8,464 people have tested negative. 

Four new cases have also been diagnosed in Hamilton. The ages and genders of those patients are not yet available, but all are self-isolating. 

A male Halton resident in his 30s has also been diagnosed with the virus. He presented at Joseph Brant Hospital after traveling to the U.S. and is now self-isolating.

Most of the new cases were found in Toronto residents. 

Cover photo courtesy of The Canadian Press

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