Ontario reports 421 new COVID-19 cases, 17 new deaths

Ontario health officials confirmed an additional 421 new cases of COVID-19 on Monday morning and 17 new deaths related to the virus. Of those, 738 patients are hospitalized and 261 are in an intensive care unit.

In Halton Region there are now 280 total cases (up 11 from its previous report) with 57 in Burlington, 108 in Oakville, 62 in Milton, and 53 in Halton Hills. The summary also shows that 18 patients who died were between the ages of 40 and 59, another 89 deceased patients were between the ages of 60 and 79 and 183 patients who died were 80 years of age or older.

There are now 86 outbreaks reported at long-term care homes, which is an increase of seven over yesterday's report. A key target group will be residents in long-term care facilities.

That brings the province to a total of 7,470 cases, including 291 deaths and 3,357 cases that have been resolved.

Public Health Sudbury and Districts announced the 31st case of COVID-19 in the area on Saturday to be a Greater Sudbury woman in her 70s who recently returned from global travel. Of those 263, the province says that 203 patients are breathing with the assistance of a ventilator. She was tested on April 9, said Public Health in a press release and has since been instructed to self-isolate.

There is one case of a male under 20 years of age who has been infected by COVID-19 in the EOHU region.

There are now 1,534 cases are under investigation.

One new case of COVID-19 has been added to the North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit's website but when this case was confirmed has not been specified.

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