Ontario reports 1,210 new COVID-19 cases

Peel leads regional cases today with 361 followed by 346 in Toronto


Ontario reported 1,210 new cases of COVID-19 and 28 new deaths on November 19.

The province detected 1,417 new cases on Wednesday, 1,249 on Tuesday and 1,487 on Monday.

“Locally, there are 361 new cases in Peel, 346 in Toronto and 143 in York Region,” Health Minister Christine Elliott said on Twitter. “There are 1,376 more resolved cases and over 41,800 tests completed.”

Ontario’s testing positivity rate is now at 2.9 per cent. There are now 12,628 active cases and 526 hospitalizations.

Patients in intensive care have reached 146. That’s just under the province’s threshold of 150 that, once surpassed, might result in the cancellation of other non-emergent surgeries. There are 88 patients on ventilators.

Of the 28 new deaths reported today, 15 were among long-term care residents according to Ontario Public Health’s epidemiological summary.

There are 103 long-term care homes currently in outbreak, and there are 51 homes with resident cases of which 24 have fewer than five cases each according to Minister of Long-term Care Merrilee Fullerton on Twitter.

There have been 99,372 cases of COVID-19 in Ontario, including 83,301 resolved and 3,443 deaths.

New COVID-19 cases on November 19

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

Peel = 361

Toronto = 346

York Region = 143

Durham Region = 57

Ottawa = 37

City of Hamilton = 37

Halton Region = 35

Region of Waterloo = 28

Simcoe Muskoka =27

Windsor-Essex County = 24

Niagara Region = 21

Middlesex-London = 19

Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph = 11

Grey Bruce = 10

Eastern Ontario = 8

Thunder Bay District = 7

Huron Perth = 7

Southwestern = 6

Brant County = 6

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