He was treated at Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital and Milton District Hospital.
To date, the province has confirmed 258 cases of the respiratory illness in Ontario, including five recoveries, and two deaths.
Meanwhile, Dr. Etches told The Rob Snow Show that provincial officials are working with local health care providers to see where a second COVID-19 assessment centre could go, but she said it could have a slightly different function than the centre at Brewer Arena.
There are now 212 confirmed cases in Ontario and one death linked to COVID-19, but it remains to be determined if it was the direct cause of death in that case.
Ontario Health Minister Christine Elliott was asked about the latest death during a media conference Thursday but said the official cause of death had not yet been determined to be COVID-19.
Later in the day, Durham Region public health reported four seniors at Hillsdale Terraces long-term care home in Oshawa tested positive for the coronavirus.
The infected patients include two women, ages 92 and 80, and two men, ages 71 and 68.
Ontario has 43 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 which is the largest number yet.
One of the patients, a man in his 80s in Durham Region, is the only person listed as being hospitalized due to the virus.
The new patients were confirmed as officials stated that almost 4,000 people are now under investigation for the virus and more than 12,000 people in Ontario have tested negative thus far.
Some patients had a travel history to Spain, Belgium, Canary Islands, Finland, Malta, Germany, the U.S., England, San Juan, Manila, Europe in general, or were on a cruise.