Ontario students won’t be going back to class until at least May.
CBC News reported that Ontario confirmed 260 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the provincial total to 1,966 as families learn that students won’t be going back to class until at least May. This tally, an article reads, includes 33 deaths and 534 cases that are considered resolved.
An additional 4,280 people are awaiting test results, while a total of 51,629 tests have been approved.
The province has also offered this breakdown of the total cases since Jan. 15, 2020:
- 49.8 per cent are male, while 49.5 per cent are female.
- The median age is 50, ranging in age from less than one to 100 years of age.
- Greater Toronto Area public health units account for 59.1 per cent of cases in Ontario.
- 25.7 per cent had travelled in the 14 days prior to becoming ill.
- 10.2 per cent had close contact with a confirmed case.
- 16.8 per cent neither travelled or had closed contact
- 47.3 per cent of cases have exposure information pending.
- 10.9 per cent of cases were hospitalized.