Ontario’s chief medical officer of health Dr. David Williams and associate chief medical officer of health Dr. Barbara provided an update Monday on the latest COVID-19 cases in the province and discuss the public health agency’s ongoing response to the pandemic.
Ontario reported 2,964 new cases of the novel coronavirus Sunday, bringing the total number of cases in the province to 190,962. 25 additional deaths were also announced, bringing the provincial death toll to 4,650.
The province indicated that the positivity rate for the last day was 5.6 per cent, which is down from Saturday, when it was six per cent, and up from last Sunday, when it was 5.1 per cent.
According to the Ministry of Long-Term Care, there have been 2,781 deaths reported among residents and patients in long-term care homes across Ontario, which is an increase of 12. There are currently 207 outbreaks in long-term care homes.
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