Ontario is reporting 4,401 new COVID-19 cases on Monday, bringing the provincial total to 391,009.
Monday’s case count is the second highest single-day increase to date, only slightly lower than Sunday’s which saw a record breaking 4,456 new cases.
According to Monday’s provincial report, 1,282 cases were recorded in Toronto, 772 in Peel Region, 564 in York Region, 339 in Ottawa, 224 in Durham Region and 177 in Halton Region
All other local public health units reported fewer than 175 new cases in the provincial report.
The death toll in the province has risen to 7,567 as 15 more deaths were recorded.
Meanwhile, 348,684 Ontario residents were reported to have recovered from COVID-19, which is about 89 per cent of known cases. Resolved cases increased by 2,445 from the previous day.
Ontario reported 1,646 people are hospitalized with COVID-19 (up by 133 from the previous day) with an all-time high of 619 patients in intensive care units (up by 14) and 408 patients in ICUs on a ventilator (up by 26).
Active cases in Ontario now stand at 34,758 — up from the previous day when it was at 32,817, and up from April 5 when it was at 25,487. At the peak of the second wave coronavirus surge in January, active cases hit just above 30,000.
The seven-day average has now reached 3,782, up from yesterday at 3,573, and is up from last week at 2,758. A month ago, the seven-day average was around 1,300.