TORONTO — Ontario is reporting 309 new COVID-19 cases today, including 13 new deaths.
There have now been a total of 4,347 cases in the province, including 1,624 resolved and 132 deaths.
The new cases reported today represent a 7.7 per cent increase in the past 24 hours, while the number of resolved cases jumped by more than 37 per cent.
A backlog of pending tests that was once at nearly 11,000 now stands at just 329.
There are now 589 people in Ontario hospitalized with COVID-19, with 216 people in intensive care and 160 of them on ventilators.
Meanwhile, St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton has declared a COVID-19 outbreak after three of its health-care workers in the special care nursery tested positive. No babies or parents in the unit are symptomatic.