Less than 400 new COVID-19 cases reported in Ontario, over 240 total cases confirmed in Brampton

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The province says that over 4,500 COVID-19 cases have been confirmed in Ontario and that over 150 residents have died of it. 

As of 10:30 am on April 7, Ontario is reporting 4,726 cases of the novel coronavirus in the province. While that represents a climb of less than 400 new cases in a 24-hour period, it appears that more people have been admitted to ICUs. 

The province says 153 people have died of the disease, while another 1,802 have made full recoveries. 

The province says 614 COVID-19 patients are hospitalized, with 233 being treated in intensive care units. One-hundred-and-eighty-seven patients are currently using ventilators. 

According to the website, 81,364 people have been tested for the virus and 691 possible cases are under investigation. 

According to Peel Public Health's COVID-19 website (which was updated at 10:00 am on April 7), 638 people have been diagnosed in the region and nine people have died of the virus. There are currently 242 cases in Brampton, 32 in Caledon and 361 in Mississauga. 

Three cases are pending more information.

Residents are reminded to wash their hands frequently and stay home unless it is not possible to do so.

Cover photo courtesy of The Canadian Press

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