COVID-19: Latest developments in the Greater Toronto Area on May 4


The latest developments on the COVID-19 epidemic in the Greater Toronto Area on Tuesday are:

Toronto police made 221 allegations related to emergency orders over the weekend

Toronto police say they made just over 220 charges related to alleged violations of provincial emergency orders last weekend.

The force’s interim chief provided an update on enforcement efforts in a tweet Monday night.

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James Raymer says the charges involve the perpetrators, but no further details have been given.

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Toronto police made 221 allegations related to emergency orders over the weekend

Status of cases in GTA

Ontario reported 2,791 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday.

Of them:

  • 931 were in toronto
  • 653 were in the Peel area
  • 275 were in the York area
  • 147 were in the Durham region
  • 101 were in the Halton area

Ontario reports 2,791 new COVID-19 cases, the lowest increase since early April

Ontario is reporting 2,791 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, the lowest increase since April 1. The provincial total is now 476,692.

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The death toll in the state has risen to 8,143 as 25 more deaths were recorded.

There has been an increase of 3,323 in settled cases from previous days. The government said that 33,740 tests were conducted in the last 24 hours.

A total of 5,467,120 COVID-19 vaccine doses have been given until 8 pm on Monday. This marks an increase of 88,871 vaccines in the last day. 378,085 people are fully vaccinated with two doses.

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Ontario reports 2,791 new COVID-19 cases, the lowest increase since early April

Concern in Ontario

Officials listed breakdown data for new VOCs (variants of concern) found so far in the province, including B.1.1.7 (first found in the United Kingdom), B.1.351 (first found in South Africa ) Include, p.1 (first detected in Brazil), as well as mutations that have no defined lineage. B.1.1.7 VOC is currently the predominant known strain in 77,649 variant cases, up 309 B from the previous day to 2,303. 1.351 types of cases which are up to eight, and 7.11 p.1 types of cases which are up to 51.

Cases, Deaths and Outbreaks in Long-Term Care Homes in Ontario

According to the Ministry of Long-Term Care, there have been 3,760 deaths among residents and patients in long-term care homes in Ontario that remain unchanged. Altogether eleven deaths related to the virus have been reported among employees. There are 50 current outbreaks in homes, unchanged from the previous day. The ministry also indicated that there are currently 60 active cases and 175 active cases among long-term care residents – up from four and five respectively on the last day.– With files from the Canadian PressNote: This page will be updated throughout the day.

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