Ontario confirms 426 new COVID-19 cases, including 4 more deaths – CBC

Provincial tally of cases now at 2,392

Apr 01, 2020

Ontario confirmed 426 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, marking a 21.7 per cent increase in the total number of infections and the largest single-day jump in the province since the outbreak began.

The newly reported instances bring the provincial total to 2,392, including at least 37 deaths and 689 cases that are resolved, as of 4 p.m. ET yesterday.

A CBC Toronto analysis found, however, that the death toll in long-term care homes is more than double what the province had officially reported this week.

Another 3,135 people are awaiting test results, a drop of 1,145 since the last update. A total of 57,874 tests have been approved.

Read More: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/covid-19-coronavirus-wednesday-emergency-order-1.5517172

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