The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada for Monday, April 26, 2021

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The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (all times Eastern):

10:30 a.m.

Ontario is reporting 3,510 new cases of COVID-19 today and 24 more deaths attributed to the novel coronavirus.

Health Minister Christine Elliott says there are 1,015 new cases in Toronto, 909 in Peel Region and 391 in York Region.

The Health Department says 2,271 people are in hospital with COVID-19, but notes that more than 10 per cent of hospitals did not submit data over the weekend and that number will likely go up when those reports are received.

There are 877 COVID-19-related patients in intensive care and 605 are on ventilators.


9 a.m.

Nova Scotia health officials are again reporting a record number of new COVID-19 cases.

The Health Department tweeted today the province has 66 new cases, surpassing the 63 reported Sunday.

Fifty-eight of the new cases are in the central health zone that includes Halifax, while there are five in the eastern zone, two in the western zone and one in the northern zone.

The province now has 323 confirmed active cases of COVID-19.


This report by The Canadian Press was first published April 26, 2021.

The Canadian Press