LATEST: Ontario up to 3,630 confirmed cases, with 131 in Halton

 

As of Saturday morning, April 4, the province has updated its COVID-19 numbers to reflect the 3,630 confirmed cases that have been reported thus far (up 375 since its previous report).

At this time, 506 people have been hospitalized, 196 are in ICU, another 152 are in ICU on a ventilator, and there have been 94 confirmed deaths.

A large number of people are continuing to be tested for the virus, with a total of 71,338 tests so far. The province says 1,336 cases are currently under investigation.

1,219 cases are considered resolved.

According to Halton Region, there are currently 131 cases in Halton — 33 in Burlington, 52 in Oakville, 31 in Milton, and 15 in Halton Hills.

Two deaths have been reported in Halton related to a Milton man in his 50s and an Oakville woman in her 70s who both contracted COVID-19.

Speculative models released by the government suggest that COVID-19 could kill between 3,000 and 15,000 people in Ontario.

Residents are urged to continue practicing social distancing and staying at home as often as possible.

More information can be found at ontario.ca/page/2019-novel-coronavirus and halton.ca.

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