LATEST: Ontario and Hamilton COVID-19 numbers as of April 25, 2020
Published April 25, 2020 at 6:35 pm
The province says that 476 new COVID-19 cases have been confirmed in Ontario and that over 800 residents have died of the virus.
The province says that 476 new COVID-19 cases have been confirmed in Ontario and that over 800 residents have died of the virus. While case numbers are increasing, it does not appear that the rate of hospitalizations is increasing at this time.
Models recently released by the province also suggested that Ontario has reached its peak in the pandemic.
As of Saturday, April 25, Ontario is reporting 13,995 cases of the novel coronavirus in the province.
The province says 811 people have died of the disease, while another 7,509 have made full recoveries.
The province says 925 COVID-19 patients are hospitalized, with 245 being treated in intensive care units. The website says 195 patients are currently using ventilators.
According to the website, 217,618 people have been tested for the virus and 8,171 possible cases are under investigation. The website says 10,578 tests have been completed in the last day.
In Hamilton there are currently 392 total COVID-19 cases (up 23 from Friday’s report) with 387 confirmed positive cases and five probable cases (cases for certain symptomatic individuals where laboratory results are not available, inconclusive, or negative).
According to the city, 50 (13%) of these cases were ever hospitalized for COVID-19 and 73 (19%) of these cases are from facilities with active outbreaks.
17 deaths (4%) have been reported in Hamilton.
At this time, 194 cases are considered resolved (49%).
The city states that noticeable increases in confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Hamilton are the result of changes to testing criteria and local mass testing events in institutional settings, and not necessarily the result of increasing local activity.
The province and city are continuing to update their numbers on a daily basis.insauga's Editorial Standards and Policies advertising