170 new cases of coronavirus in Ontario, total reaches 837 active cases

Ontario has confirmed 170 new coronavirus cases on Thursday as the provincial total rises to 837 active cases.

Eight cases are resolved, 13 people have died from the virus.

No new deaths have been reported as of Thursday morning.

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Thursday’s list includes 12 hospitalizations – five of which are men and women in their 60s, 70s, and 80s from Lambton public health unit in Sarnia.

Fourty-six cases had no information on age, gender, location, form of transmission or status — all categories are listed as “pending.”

The number of new single-day cases for Ontario has increased daily since Monday. Thursday’s 170 new confirmed infections mark the province’s largest single-day spike.

The province has tested more than 38,000 people so far and just under 11,000 are under investigation for the virus.

More to come.

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