14 more people have died of COVID-19 in Ontario, as provincial caseload rises by 462 to 3,255 citizens

2,1 percent of those who have contracted COVID-19 have died

The death toll from COVID-19 jumped by 14 overnight, as Public Health Ontario releases its latest caseload statistics.

The total number of cases province-wide increased by 462 to 3,255. Of those, 67 people across Ontario have died. That represents 2.1 percent of those who have contracted it.

Meanwhile, of those who are confirmed to have contracted COVID-19, 31.4 percent have been listed as recovered. This equals 1,023 people, an increase of 192 from Thursday.

The Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit is expected to detail the local impact of these numbers at its daily COVID-19 update, scheduled for 4:30 Friday afternoon.