Ontario and Quebec report decreasing numbers of people in hospital with COVID-19 News Staff

Ontario and Quebec are reporting a decrease in the number of people hospitalized with COVID-19 as Canada’s largest two provinces remain under significant restrictions.

There are 2,662 new cases in Ontario and 87 more deaths. 

Some 1,512 people are in hospital, a drop of 21 from Thursday.

A stay-at-home order went into effect in all of Ontario last week. People were directed to only leave home for essential purposes such as food, health care or work. 

Health officials in Quebec say hospitalizations decreased today by 27 people to 1,426.

There are 1,631 new cases and 88 deaths.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Jan. 22, 2021. 

The Canadian Press

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