Ontario reports 1,794 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday, 20 new deaths

Ontario reports 1,794 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday, 20 new deaths

Ontario reports 1,794 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday, 20 new deaths

There have been a total of 3,570 cases of COVID-19 in NITHA communities to date, 98 per cent have now recovered. These cases are located in the Far North Central (Athabasca), one; Far North West, 17; Far North East, 23; North Central, one; and North East, 0. This brings the total number of deaths to 55 802.

Nova Scotia reported 74 new cases as well as its 78th and 79th death of the pandemic in what Premier Iain Rankin described as a "tragic weekend" for the province.

There are now 45,605 reported cases, including 1,662 active cases.

Of the newly announced cases, 455 cases are in Toronto, 326 are in Peel, and 173 are in York Region.

There were no new lineage results to report.

The Health Unit will not be reporting on either Sunday or on Victoria Day Monday.

The cases involved two Thunder Bay-area residents, and two residents of district First Nations.

There were 1,207 people hospitalized in the province, with 706 of them in intensive care, 504 of them on ventilators.

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North Central 2, which is Prince Albert, has six active cases in youth.

Healthcare workers administered 1,926 swab tests on Friday, the ministry data said.

Sixty-three per cent of all Saskatchewan adults have now had their first shot of a COVID-19 vaccine after 14,801 doses were given out on Friday and another 11,004 administered on Saturday.

There were 140,330 doses of vaccines against COVID-19 administered on May 22, which is up from 190,129 administered on May 21.

In the middle of a year ago, the Southern Community Laboratories team collected and tested blood samples from 1214 people, shortly after the last cases of community transmission in the region. Despite the pause on updates, there is still a huge push for people to get vaccinated.

There were 5,583 tests performed in total in the province in the last week.

The number of deaths in Saskatchewan related to COVID-19 now sits at 524. Ninety-seven people are receiving inpatient care in the following zones: Regina (41), Saskatoon (35), North West (8), North Central (4), Central East (4), South East (3), and South Central (2).

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