Coronavirus Canada updates: Ontario sees lowest increase in cases since March

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Coronavirus Canada updates: Quebec in ‘second wave’ of COVID-19 as it reports its most new cases since May
Coronavirus Canada updates: Quebec in ‘second wave’ of COVID-19 as it reports its most new cases since May

There were 102 new cases of COVID-19 reported in Ontario on Wednesday, which is the fewest number of new cases reported in a day since March 25. There were also nine more deaths related to COVID-19 reported to the province.

There are now 37,052 cases of COVID-19 that have been diagnosed in Ontario, with 32,920 recovered (88.8 per cent) and 2,732 deaths (7.4 per cent). There are 1,400 active cases that remain in the province.

Testing capacity has continued to improve, with Ontario completing 23,769 tests in the most recent reporting period.

The majority of new cases in the province continue to come from the Greater Toronto Area: there were 49 new cases in Toronto, 14 in Peel Region and five in York Region. Windsor-Essex also reported an additional 15 cases on Wednesday. Thirty-one of Ontario’s 34 public health units reported five or fewer cases, including 19 regions that reported zero new cases, said Ontario Health Minister Christine Elliott in a tweet.

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