Toronto reports new single-day record of 1,224 COVID-19 cases
Toronto Public Health says 17 more deaths have been recorded since Friday
Toronto reported a new daily record of 1,224 COVID-19 cases and 17 more deaths on Sunday.
According to Toronto Public Health (TPH), 426 people are in hospital with the virus, as of Saturday at 2 p.m. The number is 30 more from Friday.
TPH said 114 people with COVID-19 are in intensive care units and 75 require the use of ventilators to breathe.
The 17 new deaths bring the city's total number of COVID-19-related deaths since the pandemic began to 2,050.
Toronto's new daily case count has pushed its cumulative total to 70,127 COVID-19 cases. Of this number, 59,306 cases have been marked as resolved.
The city's latest data comes after province reported a new single-day record of 3,945 cases on Sunday.
Today's summary of <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/COVID19?src=hash&ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#COVID19</a> cases in Toronto: as of January 9 at 2 p.m., there have been 70,127 cases (1,224 new since January 8), 426 people are in hospital (30 new), 2,050 deaths (17 new) & 59,306 people have recovered (694 new). More info: <a href="https://t.co/tIzdQHtgoR">https://t.co/tIzdQHtgoR</a> <a href="https://t.co/IVEaMGz4XE">pic.twitter.com/IVEaMGz4XE</a>—@TOPublicHealth