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Ontario reports 91 new COVID cases today, 88 yesterday

The province reported four more deaths since Sunday
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Public Health Ontario is reporting fewer than 100 cases both today and yesterday. 

The province did not release its daily update yesterday due to the holiday, but posted both yesterday and today's update this morning. Yesterday's report includes 88 new cases of COVID, and today's report (Aug. 4) includes 91 new cases of COVID. 

There were four more deaths confirmed since Sunday, including one person between the ages of 40 and 59 years old and three people over the age of 80. 

Of the total 179 total new cases reported since Sunday, 65 of them are individuals between 20 and 39 years old, 49 cases are people aged 19 and under, 46 are individuals between 40 and 59 years old, 15 are between 60 and 79 years old, and five new cases are people over the age of 80. 

Toronto Public Health reported 32 new cases over the last two days, and Peel Public Health reported 26. Windsor-Essex reported 18 cases with nine listed each of the two days.

Windsor-Essex County remains in Stage 2 of Ontario's reopening plan. That is the only area of the province still under Stage 2 restrictions. 

The province has confirmed a total of 39,628 cases of COVID-19 since January, with 35,601 cases now listed as recovered and 2,782 cases have ended in death. There are now 1,245 active cases of the coronavirus in Ontario.

Ontario Public Health indicated 42,190 COVID tests were processed over the last two days.  

In Northern Ontario there are 28 known active cases.

The breakdown for the health units is:

• Algoma Public Health - 27 cases, rate of 23.6 per 100,000 population. There are no known active cases.

• North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit - 35 cases, rate of 27 per 100,000 population. The health unit has reported 37 cases. There are no known active cases.

• Porcupine Health Unit - 71, rate of 85.1 per 100,000 population. There is one known active case. 

• Public Health Sudbury and Districts - 89 cases, rate of 85.1 per 100,000 population. There are 21 known active cases. 

• Timiskaming Health Unit - 19 cases, rate of 58.1 per 100,000. There is one known active case. 

• Northwestern Health Unit - 44 cases, rate of 50.2 per 100,000. There are two known active cases. 

• Thunder Bay District Health Unit - 98 cases, rate of 65.4 per 100,000. There are three known active cases. 

The Ontario rate of infection per 100,000 population is 266.6.




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