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Ontario reports 2,073 new COVID cases Tuesday

Today's update includes 117 new hospitalizations, 2,898 recoveries, and 15 deaths
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Public Health Ontario has reported 2,073 new cases of COVID-19 today (May 11). 

Today's report includes 2,898 recoveries and 15 new deaths.

The deaths reported today include two people between 20 and 39 years old, six people between 60 and 79 years old, and seven people over 79 years old. 

Since yesterday, the province has reported 117 new hospitalizations and 23 new admissions of COVID-19 patients to intensive care units.

The May 11 update provided by the province's public health agency also reported the following data:

  • 31,151 active, lab-confirmed cases, which is down from 31,991 reported yesterday. 
  • 1,782 people are currently hospitalized with COVID-19 in Ontario, up from 1,632 reported yesterday. 
  • There are 802 patients in intensive care units because of COVID-19 (down from 828 yesterday) and 568 COVID patients on ventilators (up from 547 reported yesterday).
  • The province reported 28,109 tests were processed yesterday resulting in an 8.5 per cent positivity.
  • Another 24,915 tests are still under investigation and/or being processed. To date, 14.5 million tests have been completed.
  • Of the new cases reported today, 685 are from Toronto, 389 cases are from Peel, 231 are from York Region, and 39 are from Simcoe-Muskoka.
  • Today's cases include 379 individuals aged 19 and under, 861 people between 20 and 39 years old, 572 people between 40 and 59 years old, 220 people between 60 and 79 years old, and 42 people aged 80 and over.

Vaccines

  • There were 112,103 doses of vaccines against COVID-19 administered on May 10, which is up from 94,093 given on May 9.
  • As of 6 p.m. on May 10, the province reported 6,350,881 doses of vaccine against COVID-19 have been administered.
  • In total, 396,787 people have been fully vaccinated.

Public Health Ontario has confirmed 497,092 cases of COVID-19 since the start of the pandemic, and reported 457,599 recoveries and 8,342 deaths, of which 3,934 were individuals living in long-term care facilities.

The cumulative average incidence rate in the province is 3,344.2 cases per 100,000 people in Ontario.

Ontario's average weekly incidence rate is 146 cases per 100,000 people, which is down by 13.1 per cent from last week (April 25 to May 1). 

There is a provincial shutdown and stay-at-home order in effect until further notice. For more details on the latest regulations, visit the Ontario website here.

Simcoe-Muskoka

Yesterday, the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit reported 146 new COVID cases between Friday and Monday. 

There are 939 active, lab-confirmed cases in the region, and of those 681 are variant strains.

Since the start of the pandemic, the local health unit has confirmed 11,062 cases of COVID-19 with 9,366 of those cases recovered and 232 cases ending in death. 

There are 30 people from Simcoe County and two from Muskoka District hospitalized with COVID-19, which includes four new hospitalization since Friday. 

Simcoe-Muskoka's weekly incidence rate is 84.9 cases per 100,000 people, which is down by 10.7 per cent compared to the week of April 25 to May 1.