Province Confirms 904 New Cases of COVID-19 This Morning

Province Confirms 904 New Cases of COVID-19 This Morning

Three health units - Hastings Prince Edward; Kingston, Frontenac and Lennox and Addington; and Renfrew County - returned to the green category of the system last week.

But modelling presented last week said new, more infectious variants of the virus were poised to become prevalent and would cause cases to rise this month.

She says there are 170 new cases in Peel Region, and 131 in York Region.

Ontario confirmed 847 new cases, including 29 United Kingdom variant infections, and 10 additional deaths, while 1,456 cases were deemed recovered.

The board is also assisting with the asymptomatic testing pilot run by Toronto Public Health by sending out forms and information to guardians at eligible schools. Their deployment falls to local public health units, and an exact figure on tests deployed to date wasn't yet available on Tuesday. The requirement took effect in those three regions on Tuesday.

Peel Region's medical officer of health says that while cases have dropped, he would like to see the strict measures that are now in place remain for two more weeks.

Despite pressure from voters as well as provincewide MPPs to push forward legislation that would protect workers and businesses across Ontario during a deadly pandemic, Ford remained adamant in his stance.

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Biden has pushed for the USA and its allies to negotiate a new trade pact to counter China's influence in the region. Getting word to them about when to report to the border for release in the United States may prove a daunting job.

Tuesday's 904 cases come as many regions across the province have lifted their stay-at-home order.

"We're transitioning. We're transitioning into the framework that was laid out by the health team. and we won't hesitate to pull on the brakes at any given time".

"Without the ability to respond quickly and effectively, and without the ability to control spread in the community, we face the very real risk of a third wave, and potentially a third lockdown", he said. "(Students) need to get back in the classroom and learn in class".

The driving force behind positive infections across Peel Region is out of Brampton, with the City making up just over 60 percent of COVID-19 cases in the public health unit.

The board is also assisting with the asymptomatic testing pilot run by Toronto Public Health by sending out forms and information to guardians at eligible schools. "Our job is to make it as normal as we can, given the circumstances".

"We feel that for their mental health, their social development and their overall education, they really need to go back (to school)", the Toronto mother said.

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