Coronavirus: Latest developments in the Greater Toronto Area on Nov. 10

Here are the latest developments on the coronavirus pandemic in the Greater Toronto Area for Tuesday:

Status of cases in the GTA

Ontario reported a total of 1,388 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday.

Of those:

  • 520 were recorded in Toronto
  • 395 were recorded in Peel Region
  • 100 were recorded in York Region
  • 72 were recorded in Halton Region
  • 50 were recorded in Durham Region

Ontario reports 1,388 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, a new single-day record

Ontario reported 1,388 new cases of coronavirus on Tuesday, another new single-day record, bringing the provincial total to 86,783.

The death toll in the province has risen to 3,260 as 15 more deaths were reported.

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More than 29,100 tests were processed in the last 24 hours. Resolved cases increased by 781 from the previous day.

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Ontario long-term care homes

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According to the Ministry of Long-Term Care, there have been 2,017 deaths reported among residents and patients in long-term care homes across Ontario which is an increase of 12 deaths. Eight health-care workers and staff in long-term care homes have died which has remained unchanged for months.

There are 95 current outbreaks in homes, a decrease of one.

Ontario child care centres and schools

Government figures show there have been a total of 2,865 school-related COVID-19 cases in Ontario — 1,626 among students and 363 among staff (876 individuals were not identified). This is an increase of 159 more cases from the previous day.

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There have been a total of 528 confirmed cases within child care centres and homes — an increase of 22 (13 new child cases and nine staff cases.)

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