51 new coronavirus deaths in Ontario, total reaches 385 and 8,447 cases

Must Read

Bear sighted within Fort St John near Toboggan Hill park

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - The City of Fort St. John is advising residents of bear sightings within the...

85 new COVID-19 confirmed across BC, four more in Northern Health Region

VICTORIA, B.C. – 85 new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed across the province, bringing the total to 4,196, as...

City to continue portable washrooms outside North Peace Cultural Centre

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - City of Fort St. John Council has voted in favour of continuing to supply...

Ontario reported 494 new cases of the novel coronavirus on Wednesday and 51 additional deaths, bringing the provincial total to 8,447 cases.

The death toll has risen to 385.

Wednesday’s reported jump in deaths is the highest the province has seen in a single day. Tuesday saw 43 new deaths, which was previously the highest.

- Advertisement -

Community Interviews with Moose FM


Meanwhile, 3,902 people have recovered from the virus, which is 46.2 per cent of cases.

Wednesday’s numbers mark a 6.2 per cent increase in cases compared to the day prior. Tuesday saw a 6.5 per cent increase and Monday and Sunday each saw six per cent jumps, with an increase of 6.6 per cent on Saturday and 8.3 per cent on Friday.

Ontario has 795 patients hospitalized due to COVID-19, the disease caused by the virus, with 254 patients in an intensive care unit and 188 in ICUs on a ventilator.

Story continues below advertisement

The province has tested 119,092 people so far for the virus. This is up more than 6,000 tests from the previous day. The Ontario government has said it expects to see 8,000 daily tests by mid-April,

 » READ MORE FROM GLOBAL NEWS

More Articles Like This