Ontario confirms 59 new coronavirus cases, bringing total to 369 active

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Ontario confirms 59 new coronavirus cases, bringing total to 369 active


Ontario health officials announced 59 new cases of coronavirus, bringing the total number of active cases in the province to 369.


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There has also been six cases resolved and two deaths, a 77-year-old man from Barrie and a 51-year-old man from Halton Region.

Ontario has tested 23384 people for COVID-19 and 7239 patients are currently under investigation, while 15768 has come back negative.

More to come.

Concerned about COVID-19? Here are some things you need to know:

Symptoms can include fever, cough and difficulty breathing – very similar to a cold or flu. Some people can develop a more severe illness. People most at risk of this include older adults and people with severe chronic medical conditions like heart, lung or kidney disease.

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To prevent the virus from spreading, experts recommend frequent handwashing and coughing into your sleeve. And if you get sick, stay at home.