‘Unchartered territory’: Ont. adds 4,227 new COVID-19 cases, second-highest ever

'Unchartered territory': Ont. adds 4,227 new COVID-19 cases, second-highest ever 1


Infectious disease specialist Dr. Abdu Sharkawy says he does not expect to see a decline in COVID-19 cases in Ontario in the coming weeks.

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54 Comments on "‘Unchartered territory’: Ont. adds 4,227 new COVID-19 cases, second-highest ever"

  1. Cody 🇨🇦🇨🇦👍🏻👍🏻

  2. dave phillips | April 9, 2021 at 3:56 PM | Reply

    millions will not vaccinate. they might as well accept that now.

  3. Scott Covenant | April 9, 2021 at 3:58 PM | Reply

    Wow,over 4000 new cases.Phalms 91

  4. Ontario’s increase last March was around the 18th. Peaked end of April. This year the increase started on the 22nd. It’s like SEASONALITY or something.

    • snake plisken | April 9, 2021 at 8:09 PM | Reply

      @NoToMasks your frankly delusional

    • @snake plisken could you please provide your statistics for your thoughts? Not the ones based on the faulty PCR test, thx.

    • @snake plisken If the increase in cases in Ontario is because of “bad behaviour” you’re going to have to explain how Texas has been completely open for a month with no mask mandate and infections keep going down. Will you explain it? I doubt it.

    • @Jeff M yes sir

    • @Jeff M and how about Florida, a South Dakota, and Mississippi, and . . .

  5. Trader 5-8-6 | April 9, 2021 at 4:22 PM | Reply

    All this and yet places like Florida and Texas are flourishing…

  6. Megan Morgan | April 9, 2021 at 4:58 PM | Reply


  7. We Want More Boom Boom | April 9, 2021 at 5:11 PM | Reply

    Its “uncharted” not “unchartered” 🤣

  8. Shurrie TV Movies Home Pranks | April 9, 2021 at 5:54 PM | Reply

    these cases stem from 2 weeks ago not easter weekend about week before that

  9. Looks like lockdowns and vaccines are not working

  10. I work at a toronto hospital and our covid wards non ICU are at best 60% full for a week. The ICU usually has a few beds open at any given time. This makes me angry the lockdown. According to the govt deaths are down 70% from last year this time.

    • Huples Cat EPL | April 9, 2021 at 8:44 PM | Reply

      Which hospital? AT Sunnybrook that is completely wrong. We are generally full all the time and with a ward or more admitted in the ED

    • Then why did a Toronto hospital send 5 Covid patients to hospitals in Kingston and Peterborough a few days ago , then within an hour that hospital got calls from other GTA hospitals that needed to send 6 covid patients to them ?

  11. What’s disappointing is that I’ve been out of work for over a year. I’ve applied to all the hospitals in the core, a dozen times over because I want to help and will put myself at risk even as a hospital porter, to just be able to go to work! But, I haven’t heard a peep.
    You can’t be that overwhelmed 😑

    • Alexanndre Levan it actually does make sense, however the real reason is probably funding edit: lack thereof*

    • Daniel Ortega | April 9, 2021 at 9:12 PM | Reply

      They can’t afford porters. Hospital CEOs that make 6 figures and disregard there own regulations and go to Florida 5 times in the last year, that they can afford……

    • Daniel Ortega | April 9, 2021 at 9:13 PM | Reply

      Ya I have an in who worked in an emergency room that was completely empty for the entire 1st wave. Nurses were so bored they literally colored in coloring books to pass the time. And this is in a city of 500k.

    • claudio Corleone | April 9, 2021 at 9:19 PM | Reply

      Same here nurse from the lakeshore hospital West Island Montreal said something to the effect not busier than usual.

    • @Alexanndre Levan dunbest guy on the internet here folks!

  12. If we all could just stop breathing for a week….

  13. 4,227 new “cases”?

    wow, they must have REALLY ramped up the PCR cycles!!!

    • Amelia Bedelia | April 9, 2021 at 8:59 PM | Reply

      You use that phrase in a way that makes it seem like you understand the science.

    • Greg Christopher | April 9, 2021 at 9:39 PM | Reply

      @Amelia Bedelia Fauci did a recent interview stating the test has little to no value over 26 ct’s. Silence from all the PhO’s on
      the actual settings only sows doubt. The Wh0 changed their recommendation from 40 to 20 immediately after Joe’s
      inauguration, read into that what you will…

    • Joy Paquette | April 9, 2021 at 9:41 PM | Reply

      The count of cases recovered from COVID-19 in Canada was 948,521 as of April 8, 2021.

    • @Amelia Bedelia destroyed again by facts….thx greg. Amelia, we really must meet. If we can figure out what makes you think the silly things you do we may be able to save society.

  14. Kris McTopher | April 9, 2021 at 8:56 PM | Reply

    How do we exercise “a BIT of caution”? “Just shove the needle in half way doctor.”

  15. Astra Zeneca for all civil servants ….European medical association confirms link to blood clot deaths

  16. Foghorn Leghorn | April 9, 2021 at 8:59 PM | Reply

    Now it’s infections is it? Cases losing it’s thunder?

  17. Daniel Ortega | April 9, 2021 at 9:10 PM | Reply

    Still less than the 10 or 20k they said we’d have by mid April…

  18. Darcy Mcnabb | April 9, 2021 at 9:21 PM | Reply

    You can sleep easy now knowing the idiots are in charge of things.

  19. Kelly Gambrel | April 9, 2021 at 9:30 PM | Reply

    Dr Nick says, let’s up the PCR cycles to 50 and the cases will go up again. Cases, infections, positive tests……..what is it Dr Nick?

  20. COVID in the air…everywhere I look around
    E pluribus COVID!

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