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Three new cases of COVID-19 in Niagara on Wednesday

Lower trend continues

Niagara Public Health is confirming three new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday – but one less active case than yesterday.

25 residents are still having ongoing infections, primarily in Lincoln.

There are still no active health care facility outbreaks after the long-standing Garden City Manor outbreak was declared over after the weekend.

One small community outbreak is still active.

In total, 933 residents have tested positive for the virus in Niagara since the first case appeared on March 13.

At least 64 residents have died after testing positive. 

The number has been static for several weeks.

Public Health Ontario has confirmed 88 new cases of COVID-19 today and two deaths. 

The most recent deaths include two people over 80 years old. So far, the province has confirmed 2,802 COVID-19 cases have ended in death. 

Of the new cases confirmed today, 61 were reported by three of the province's 34 health units. 

A breakdown of new cases per health unit included in today's epidemiological report indicates 23 new cases reported by Toronto Public Health, 22 new cases reported by Peel Public Health, and 16 new cases reported by Ottawa Public Health. Twenty health units reported zero new cases. 

The health unit breakdown data provided by the province today was collected from the provincial reporting system yesterday at 4:30 p.m. 

Sixty of the new cases reported today are individuals between 20 and 60 years old. 

To date, the province has confirmed 41,695 cases of COVID-19 and reported 37,863 cases as recovered. 

Based on information provided by Public Health Ontario in today's epidemiological summary, there are now 1,030 active, lab-confirmed cases in Ontario. There are 43 people hospitalized in the province with COVID-19, including 15 people in intensive care and 10 patients on ventilators.