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Ontario records 78 new cases, Toronto not included

TORONTO - Ontario is reporting 78 new cases of COVID-19 today and no new deaths from the novel coronavirus, but Health Minister Christine Elliott says today's numbers do not include data from Toronto Public Health.

Elliott also says hospitalizations due to the virus declined over the previous 24 hours, while the number of patients in intensive care and on ventilators remained stable.

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada

The latest numbers of confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 11:25 a.m. on June 1, 2020:There are 91,647 confirmed and presumptive cases in Canada.

— Quebec: 51,354 confirmed (including 4,661 deaths, 16,346 resolved)

— Ontario: 28,263 confirmed (including 2,276 deaths, 22,153 resolved)

— Alberta: 7,010 confirmed (including 143 deaths, 6,283 resolved)

Wait for ‘high’ before gobbling more cannabis edibles to avoid ER visit: doctors

VANCOUVER — People who have never smoked marijuana could be most at risk of overdosing on cannabis-infused edibles that will soon be on store shelves across the country, warns a public health physician who says first-time users may keep noshing away while expecting a high, only to experience a racing heart, anxiety and panic attacks.