Ontario’s COVID-19 death toll surpasses 5,000

The number of actives cases in the province has reached 30,632 with 1,563 of those in hospital and 387 in intensive care


Ontario is reporting 3,338 new COVID-19 cases and 29 deaths today, bringing the death toll from the virus in the province to 5,012.

Provincial cases reached 3,945 on Sunday, 3,443 on Saturday and an all-time high of 4,249 on Friday. There are 931 new cases in Toronto.

Of the deaths reported today, 14 were among long-term care residents, as the virus continues to take its toll among Ontarians living in retirement and nursing homes.

The number of actives cases in the province has reached 30,632 with 1,563 of those in hospital. There are 387 people in intensive care, one down from the day before. Of those patients, 268 are on ventilators.

The province completed 46,403 tests in the past 24 hours.

A total of 122,105 vaccinations have been administered in the province, including 8,859 in the past day, but the rollout of vaccines continues to be bogged down.

There have been 219,120 total cases of COVID-19 in Ontario to date, of which 183,476 have been resolved.

New COVID-19 cases in Ontario on January 11

The following regions reported five or more new cases of COVID-19:

Toronto = 931

Peel = 531

York Region = 241

Niagara Region = 168

Region of Waterloo = 165

Ottawa = 159

City of Hamilton = 146

Durham Region = 143

Middlesex-London = 141

Windsor-Essex County = 118

Lambton = 90

Simcoe Muskoka District = 84

Southwestern = 81

Halton Region = 81

Eastern Ontario = 69

Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph = 56

Huron Perth = 27

Chatham-Kent = 21

Brant County = 14

Sudbury & Districts = 11

Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge
District = 9

Algoma = 7

Renfrew County and District = 7

Haldimand-Norfolk = 6

Hastings Prince Edward = 5

Kingston, Frontenac and Lennox
& Addington = 5

Grey Bruce = 5

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