Tag: Cases

Ontario reports new one-day high of 1,588 new 19 cases of COVID-19

TORONTO – Retailers and restaurants in Toronto and Peel Region braced for a fresh set of lockdown restrictions on Saturday as the daily tally of new COVID-19 cases in Ontario hit a record high. The province recorded 1,588 new cases of the novel coronavirus on Saturday, along with 21 new deaths, days before Ontario’s two…

‘No evidence’ that asymptomatic Covid-19 cases were infectious, analysis of post-lockdown Wuhan concludes

A paper that analyzed the results of a massive post-lockdown Covid-19 testing drive that included nearly every eligible resident of Wuhan, China has found no evidence that positive cases without symptoms spread the disease. The analysis, published in the scientific journal Nature, looked at the results of a screening initiative held between May and June…

87 cases of COVID-19 reported Friday

The province reported 87 cases of COVID-19 on Friday. There were three new cases reported in the North Central zone, which includes Prince Albert. The Roy Romanow Provincial Laboratory experienced technical difficulties on Tuesday with the validation of COVID-19 tests, resulting in nine confirmed cases included in today’s case total. Five cases with pending residence…

COVID-19 cases have been quietly mounting up and killing in long-term-care homes: These 3 charts explain what many seem to have missed

The number of active cases of COVID-19 among residents of Ontario long-term-care homes is growing at an average rate of about eight per cent per day, prompting seniors advocates to call for measures to prevent a full-blown second wave of infections from sweeping through facilities. There were 216 active resident infections in the province’s long-term-care…