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COVID deaths on the rise as Oakville continues to be Halton’s hotspot

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COVID deaths on the rise as Oakville continues to be Halton’s hotspot

Halton Public Health says two more people have died in Halton as a result of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours as Ontario reports a record high of new cases

New information released by the health department today show the deaths occurred in senior residences in Oakville. The number of people who have died in Halton as a result of the coronavirus this year stands at 41.

The number of new COVID cases across the region reported today (Nov. 10) is 37 with 449 active cases. Of the new cases, 21 are from Oakville. Milton has 13 new cases and Burlington has three.

Outbreaks, which are determined by how the virus spreads, have now been detected in six care homes for seniors across the region where 14 people – all residents – have died since the second wave began in the beginning of October.

Meanwhile, Ontario is reporting a record high of 1,388 new COVID-19 cases today, and 15 new deaths due to the virus.

There are 520 cases are in Toronto, 395 in Peel Region, and 100 in York Region. Hamilton has 34 new cases today.

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