Covid-19 Ontario: 335 new infections confirmed today
Ontario saw a drop in the new Covid-19 cases with 335 new infections as compared to 478 cases yesterday which were confirmed within 24 hours by the Provincial Health officials. As per reports, 3 new deaths and 258 recoveries were confirmed today.
Ontario saw a drop in the new Covid-19 cases with 335 new infections as compared to 478 cases yesterday which were confirmed within 24 hours by the Provincial Health officials. As per reports, Ontario province has already conducted more than 35,000 tests in 24 hours which has brought the case positive rate to 0.96 per cent, down from 1.4 per cent on September 23, 2020.
Earlier this week, the highest number of cases was confirmed in Toronto, Peel and Ottawa leading to 3652 active Covid-19 cases in Ontario. As per reports, 3 new deaths and 258 recoveries were confirmed today. According to a leading media house, 88 people are currently hospitalised with COVID-19 in Ontario, double the number of patients receiving care in hospital last week. The number of patients in intensive care is now at 24, up from 27 days ago.
Yesterday i.e. September 22, Ontario Premier Doug Ford at an afternoon news conference held at Queen’s Park said was noted saying that with the number of cases on the rise, it’s clear that the next wave it will come at us harder than the last one. It will be more challenging than before because the flu season is starting soon and people are heading indoors again.
Ford insisted everybody to get the flu shots by saying, “Anyone who wants a flu shot can get one and encourage everyone to please get their flu shot this year. It’s absolutely critical. It’s the best way to protect you and your family because the next few months will be critical.”
He also said, “We know that a second wave is coming, we know that it will be more complicated than the first wave, we know it will be more challenging on the system, what we don’t know is how bad it will be, how hard we will get hit because that is up to all of us, we all have a part to play and it starts with everyone getting their flu shot this year.”