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Ontario reports 2,362 new COVID cases Friday

Today's report includes 3,502 recoveries, 139 new hospitalizations, and 31 deaths.
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Public Health Ontario has reported 2,362 new cases of COVID-19 today (May 14). 

Today's report includes 3,502 recoveries and 26 new deaths.

The deaths reported today include three people between 20 and 39 years old, seven people between 40 and 59 years old, 12 people between 60 and 79 years old, and four people over 79 years old. 

Since yesterday, the province has reported 139 new hospitalizations and 37 new admissions of COVID-19 patients to intensive care units.

The May 14 update provided by the province's public health agency also reported the following data:

  • 28,069 active, lab-confirmed cases, which is down from 29,235 reported yesterday. 
  • 1,582 people are currently hospitalized with COVID-19 in Ontario, down from 1,632 reported yesterday. 
  • There are 777 patients in intensive care units because of COVID-19 (up from 776 yesterday) and 560 COVID patients on ventilators (down from 568 reported yesterday).
  • The province reported 44,040 tests were processed yesterday resulting in a 6.1 per cent positivity rate.
  • Another 22,237 tests are still under investigation and/or being processed. To date, 14.6 million tests have been completed.
  • Of the new cases reported today, 691 are from Toronto, 563 cases are from Peel, 224 are from York Region, and 40 are from Simcoe-Muskoka.
  • Today's cases include 422 individuals aged 19 and under, 1,006 people between 20 and 39 years old, 643 people between 40 and 59 years old, 252 people between 60 and 79 years old, and 40 people aged 80 and over.


  • There were 141,765 doses of vaccines against COVID-19 administered on May 13, which is up from 137,697 given on May 12.
  • As of 6 p.m. on May 13, the province reported 6,771,128 doses of vaccine against COVID-19 have been administered.
  • In total, 415,531 people have been fully vaccinated.

Public Health Ontario has confirmed 504,533 cases of COVID-19 since the start of the pandemic, and reported 468,033 recoveries and 8,431 deaths, of which 3,937 were individuals living in long-term care facilities.

The cumulative average incidence rate in the province is 3,394.2 cases per 100,000 people in Ontario.

Ontario's average weekly incidence rate is 131.4 cases per 100,000 people, which is down by 16 per cent from last week (April 28 to May 4). 

There is a provincial shutdown and stay-at-home order in effect until further notice. For more details on the latest regulations, visit the Ontario website here.

In Northern Ontario, the breakdown of Public Health Ontario data is:

  • Algoma Public Health: 362 cases, weekly rate of  11.4 cases per 100,000 people. The health unit has reported 361 cases. There are 27 known active cases. 
  • North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit: 398 cases, weekly rate of 21.6 cases per 100,000 people. The health unit has reported 399 cases. There are 34 known active cases. 
  • Porcupine Health Unit: 793 cases, weekly rate of 116.2 cases per 100,000 people. There are 181 known active cases.
  • Public Health Sudbury and Districts: 2,015 cases, weekly rate of 27.1 cases per 100,000 people. The health unit has reported 2,035 cases. There are 66 known active cases. 
  • Timiskaming Health Unit: 197 cases, weekly rate of 24.5 cases per 100,000 people. There are six known active cases. 
  • Northwestern Health Unit: 1,024 cases, weekly rate of 55.9 cases per 100,000 people. The health unit has reported 1,022 cases. There are 49 known active cases.
  • Thunder Bay District Health Unit: 3,158 cases, weekly rate of 15.3 cases per 100,000 people. The health unit has reported 3,161 cases. There are 34 known active cases. 

The data from Northern Ontario health units is based on what was available at 10:30 a.m. today.