Ontario reports 2,417 new coronavirus cases, 50 more deaths

Ontario reported 2,417 new cases of the novel coronavirus Sunday, bringing the total number of cases in the province to 255,002.

“Locally, there are 785 new cases in Toronto, 404 in Peel, 215 in York Region and 121 in Niagara,” Health Minister Christine Elliott said on Twitter.

A total of 225,046 COVID-19 cases are considered resolved, which is up by 2,759.

Fifty additional deaths were also reported on Sunday, bringing the provincial death toll to 5,803.

Read more: Charges laid after ‘several large gatherings’ in Toronto, police say

More than 48,900 additional tests were completed. Ontario has now completed a total of 9,308,991 tests and 23,995 remain under investigation.

The province indicated that the positivity rate for the last day was 4.2 per cent, which is down from Saturday’s report, when it was 4.5 per cent, and down from last Sunday’s report when it was 5.2 per cent.

Story continues below advertisement

Provincial figures showed there are 1,436 people hospitalized with the virus (down by 65), with 392 in intensive care (down by three), 301 of whom are on a ventilator (up by two).

[ Sign up for our Health IQ newsletter for the latest coronavirus updates ]

As of 8 p.m. Saturday, 280,573 COVID-19 vaccine doses have been administered in Ontario.

— More to come.

Anti-lockdown protesters attempt to enter grocery store in Toronto

Story continues below advertisement

View link »

Football news:

Ronald Koeman: Messi scored 18 goals, all the other attacking players scored the same number. He also needs help
President of Atalanta on the refereeing of the match with Real Madrid: It was a shock. The referee is either inadequate, not ready for the Champions League match, or psychologically dependent
Otamendi on Guardiola: A monster. There is nothing better than working with such a coach
Henderson is out until at least April after surgery due to a groin injury
Barca presidential candidate Font on Laporte: The impression that the king is naked, and no one dares to say it
Manchester United still have an Interest in Kunde, but do not want to pay 80 million euros in compensation for the defender of Sevilla
In 2013, the former players of the Russian national team invested more than 200 million rubles in the bank. The money is still not returned