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Ontario reports 3,947 new COVID-19 cases, 24 deaths amid dip in hospitalizations

TORONTO — Ontario is reporting 3,947 new COVID-19 cases and 24 more deaths today. 

The figures mark a decrease from the 4,094 new cases reported the day before and bring the provincial death toll to 7,911 since the onset of the pandemic.

Today’s figures include 1,136 new cases in Toronto, 901 in Peel, 406 in York Region, 209 in Ottawa and 207 in Durham.

The province says 2,126 people are currently hospitalized, 851 are in intensive care and 597 are on ventilators.

While the number of patients in intensive care has increased by 18 over the past 24 hours, hospitalizations have declined by 151 over the same period.

Today’s figures are based on 46,694 tests completed in the last 24 hours.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published April 25, 2021.

The Canadian Press