Ontario reported 1,249 new cases of coronavirus on Tuesday, bringing the provincial total to 96,745.
Tuesday’s case count is a decrease from Monday which saw 1,487 new infections. On Sunday, 1,248 cases were reported and 1,581 on Saturday — a record single-day high.
This is the 12th straight day that daily case counts have been above 1,000. The seven-day average is now at 1,423 which is up from last Tuesday’s at 1,154, showing a sharp growth in cases.
According to Tuesday’s provincial report, 569 cases were recorded in Toronto — a record single-day increase, 256 in Peel Region, 94 in York Region, 69 in Durham Region and 58 in Halton Region.
All other public health units in Ontario reported under 50 new cases.