338 new COVID-19 cases reported in Ontario, 732 total cases found in Halton
The province says that 338 new COVID-19 cases have been confirmed in Ontario and that over 2,312 residents have died of the virus, with 1,472 deaths occurring in long-term care homes.
Five staff members in long-term care homes have died of the virus.
As of 10:30 am on June 3, Ontario is reporting 29,047 cases of the novel coronavirus in the province. The province says 2,312 people have died of the disease, while another 22,811 cases have resolved.
The province says 791 COVID-19 patients are hospitalized, with 127 being treated in intensive care units. The website says 92 patients are currently using ventilators.
According to the website, 765,501 tests for the virus have been completed and 11,636 possible cases are under investigation. The website says 17,537 tests have been completed in the last day.
According to Halton Region's COVID-19 website which was updated on June 3, 655 people have been diagnosed in the region and 25 people have died of the virus. There are 77 probable cases and 732 total cases (up 9 from yesterday’s report).
There are currently 139 cases in Burlington, 246 in Oakville, 194 in Milton, and 152 in Halton Hills.
The website says seven deaths have occurred in Burlington. Three deaths have been reported in Oakville, four in Milton, and 11 deaths have been reported in Halton Hills.
At this time, 610 cases have reportedly resulted in a recovery.
Among the total cases, 78 (11%) have been residents or patients associated with a confirmed institutional outbreak, and among the total deaths, 11 (44%) have been residents or patients associated with a confirmed institutional outbreak.
The region states that municipality counts may be inflated by outbreaks occurring in institutions located in their boundaries.
The province and region are continuing to update their numbers on a daily basis.
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