Ontario reports 1,848 new COVID-19 cases, 45 deaths


Ontario is reporting 1,848 new cases of COVID-19 and 45 deaths.

The new cases reported on Friday come as the province completed 63,051 tests. There are another 69,280 tests under investigation.

An additional 1,753 of Ontario’s COVID-19 cases have been marked as resolved. Overall, just over 85 per cent of cases of the virus reported in Ontario are resolved.

The death toll is 3,916, with nearly 63 per cent of those deaths recorded in residents of long-term care. More than 80 per cent of the new deaths reported on Friday were in people 80 and older.

There are 808 patients hospitalized with COVID-19 in Ontario. There are 235 in intensive care, with 124 of those on ventilators.