LATEST: Ontario and Brampton COVID-19 numbers as of April 26, 2020
The province says that 437 new COVID-19 cases have been confirmed in Ontario and that over 800 residents have died of the virus. While case numbers are increasing, it does not appear that the rate of hospitalizations is increasing at this time.
Models recently released by the province also suggested that Ontario has reached its peak in the pandemic.
As of Sunday, April 26, Ontario is reporting 14,432 cases of the novel coronavirus in the province.
The province says 835 people have died of the disease, while another 8,000 have made full recoveries.
The province says 938 COVID-19 patients are hospitalized, with 252 being treated in intensive care units. The website says 195 patients are currently using ventilators.
According to the website, 229,638 people have been tested for the virus and 7,417 possible cases are under investigation. The website says 12,020 tests have been completed in the last day.
According to Peel Public Health's COVID-19 website as of April 26, there are 2,267 total cases in the region and 77 people have died of the virus. Peel Public Health says 58 deaths have occurred in Mississauga. Eighteen deaths have been reported in Brampton and one death has been reported in Caledon.
Peel Public Health says 31 residents have died in long-term care homes. There are currently outbreaks in 19 long-term care and retirement residences, and 414 residents in these facilities have tested positive for the virus.
There are currently 986 cases in Brampton, 62 in Caledon and 1,215 in Mississauga.
Four cases are pending more information.
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