Province reports 1,468 new COVID-19 cases and 11 more deaths on Saturday

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Province reports 1,468 new COVID-19 cases and 11 more deaths on Saturday's Profile


Ontario is reporting a seventh straight day of more than 1,000 COVID-19 cases.

On Saturday, 1,468 new cases were confirmed in the province.

There are 381 new cases in Toronto, 226 in Peel and 168 in York Region.

Another 11 deaths were reported.

Of the new deaths announced, one is from a long-term care home.

The death toll in Ontario is now 7,138.

Right now, there are 689 people with COVID-19 in Ontario hospitals and 275 in the ICU.

There are 1,151 more resolved cases in the province.

The number of active cases went up to 11,818.

There were 58,431 tests completed the day prior to this report.

There are also 29,756 tests still under investigation, a decrease of 6,988 from Friday’s report.

So far in Ontario, 1,116,496 vaccines have been administered, an increase of 53,586 from the day before.

A total of 284,686 people have been fully vaccinated.

Summary of cases of COVID-19: Ontario, January 15, 2020 to March 12, 2021
Severity Number Percentage
Number of cases 316,359 N/A
Change from previous report (new cases) 1,468 0.5% increase
Resolved 297,403 94.0
Change from previous report 1,151 0.4% increase
Subset of all cases that are reported to be long-term care residents 14,969 4.7
Subset of all cases that are reported as a health care worker associated with long-term care outbreaks 6,729 2.1
Total number of deaths 7,138 2.3
Deaths reported for residents in long-term care homes 3,878 54.3
Deaths reported for health care workers in long-term care homes 10 0.1
Summary of confirmed variant of concern (VOC) cases: Ontario, up to March 12, 2021
Variant Cases
Lineage B.1.1.7 (UK variant) 1,024
Lineage B.1.351 (South African variant) 43
Lineage P.1 (Brazilian variant) 34
Demographics – Ontario, January 15, 2020 to March 12, 2021
Case characteristics Number
Male 155,855
Female 158,796
19 and under 43,274
20-39 115,979
40-59 91,165
60-79 45,254
80 and over 20,616
Testing – Ontario, January 15, 2020 to March 12, 2021
Testing Number
Total tests completed 11,707,491
Total tests completed in the previous day 58,431
Currently under investigation 29,756
Hospitalizations – Ontario, January 15, 2020 to March 12, 2021
Hospitalizations Number
Number of patients currently hospitalized with COVID-19 689
Number of patients currently in ICU 275
Number of patients currently in ICU on a ventilator with COVID-19 175

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