Coronavirus Canada Updates: Ontario reports 964 new coronavirus cases on Family Day Monday, 904 on Tuesday

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Coronavirus Canada Updates: Ontario reports 964 new coronavirus cases on Family Day Monday, 904 on Tuesday
Coronavirus Canada Updates: Ontario reports 964 new coronavirus cases on Family Day Monday, 904 on Tuesday

Ontario is reporting 964 new coronavirus cases on Family Day Monday and 904 new cases on Tuesday, bringing the provincial total to 287,736.

The provincial government did not release Ontario COVID-19 numbers on Monday due to the holiday and released two sets of data on Tuesday.

According to Tuesday’s provincial report, 320 cases were recorded in Toronto, 154 in Peel Region, and 118 in York Region.

According to Monday’s provincial report, 251 cases were recorded in Toronto, 201 in Peel Region, 93 in York Region 66 in both Durham Region and Ottawa,

All other local public health units reported fewer than 50 new cases in both Monday and Tuesday’s provincial reports.

The province also noted for Monday and Tuesday that due to ongoing “data quality checks and remediation” from Toronto Public Health’s migration to the provincial system, case counts may fluctuate.

The death toll in the province has risen to 6,719 as 13 more deaths were reported on each day, totaling 26 deaths in two days.

Officials have included a section for confirmed variant cases and have listed 309 U.K. variant cases (B.1.1.7), nine South African variant cases (B.1.351), and one Brazilian variant case (P.1) detected so far in the province.

Meanwhile, 269,413 Ontarians were reported to have recovered from COVID-19, which is 93 per cent of known cases. Resolved cases increased by 2,285 from the last two days — 1,273 on Monday and 1,012 on Tuesday.

There were more resolved cases on Monday and Tuesday than new cases on those days.

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