January 18th, 2021

Canadian Press NewsAlert: Ontario surpasses 5,000 reported COVID-19 deaths

By The Canadian Press on January 11, 2021.

More than 5,000 Ontarians have now died from COVID-19.

The province reported 29 additional deaths from COVID-19 this morning, along with3,338 new cases.

That brings the total number of deaths reported from the virus to 5,012 since the start of the pandemic.

The province says 1,563 people are currently hospitalized with the virus, with 387 people in intensive care and 268 on ventilators.

Ontario’s cabinet is preparing to meet today to consider new measures to curb the spread of COVID-19.

The meeting comes ahead of new COVID-19 projections that are set to be made public on Tuesday.

More coming.

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