Coronavirus Canada updates: Ontario sees lowest daily increase in two months

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Coronavirus Canada updates: No cases of COVID-19 in Nova Scotia
Coronavirus Canada updates: No cases of COVID-19 in Nova Scotia

On Monday, health officials reported the smallest daily increase in cases since late March, with 243 new cases reported since yesterday (a 0.8 per cent increase). There are now 30,860 cases of COVID-19 that have been reported in the province.

There were also 24 deaths related to COVID-19 reported since yesterday, bringing the provincial death toll to 2,450. In Ontario, 7.9 per cent of all reported cases of COVID-19 have resulted in death.

The number of people who have recovered from COVID-19 also continues to increase. There are 24,492 people who have recovered from the virus, which includes cases that are 14 days past their initial reporting and did not result in death, and are not currently hospitalized.

Long-term care homes remain a key concern for the province, as 78 LTCs currently have active COVID-19 outbreaks. There have been 1,720 deaths of residents in long-term care homes in Ontario, and seven deaths of staff members related to COVID-19.

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