197 new COVID-19 cases reported in Ontario, 2,860 total cases found in Brampton


The province says that 197 new COVID-19 cases have been confirmed in Ontario and that over 2,500 residents have died of the virus, with 1,610 deaths occurring in long-term care homes. 

Six staff members in long-term care homes have died of the virus. 

As of 10:30 am on June 14, Ontario is reporting 32,189 cases of the novel coronavirus in the province. The province says 2,519 people have died of the disease, while 26,961 cases have been resolved.

The province says 438 COVID-19 patients are hospitalized, with 103 being treated in intensive care units. The website says 77 patients are currently using ventilators. 

According to the website, 1,003,749 tests for the virus have been completed and 25,290 possible cases are under investigation. The website says 23,278 tests have been completed in the last day. 

According to Peel Public Health’s COVID-19 website (which was updated at 12:00 pm on June 14), 5,472 people have been diagnosed in the region and 303 people have died of the virus. Peel Public Health says 215 deaths have occurred in Mississauga. Eighty-six have been reported in Brampton and two deaths have been reported in Caledon. 

According to Peel’s website, 348 COVID-19 patients have had to be hospitalized. The site says 4,557 patients have recovered. The recoveries of 612 patients are pending. 

Peel Public Health says 189 residents have died in long-term care homes. There are currently outbreaks in 38 long-term care homes, retirement residences, and hospitals, and 620 residents in these facilities have tested positive for the virus. 

There are currently 2,860 cases in Brampton, 148 in Caledon and 2,461 in Mississauga. 

Three cases are pending more information.

Residents are reminded to wash their hands frequently and wear a non-medical mask if social distancing is not possible. 

Cover photo courtesy of The Canadian Press

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