Coronavirus Canada updates: Ontario starts new trend of reporting under 100 daily cases

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Ontario reported 89 new cases of COVID-19, which marks the second straight day that the province has announced fewer than 100 daily cases.

Before the recent stretch, it had not done so since March 24.

Of the most recent patients, 15 were identified in both Ottawa and Windsor-Essex, while there were 12 in Peel and 10 in Toronto. Twenty-eight of the province’s 34 public health units reported five or fewer cases, while 17 of them reported zero.

The cases were identified after the province completed 27,676 tests for COVID-19 in its latest 24-hour stretch.

Ontario also reported three additional deaths on Thursday, raising the death toll to 2,772 in the province. They are among Ontario’s 39,075 cases of COVID-19, including 34,906 recovered patients, up by 165 since Wednesday.

Of the province’s 2,072 active cases of COVID-19, there are 84 people in hospital (down by seven), which includes 27 people in intensive care (down by one), and 16 who require a ventilator (down by one).

According to the Ministry of Long-Term Care, there are 17 active outbreaks among facilities in the province (up by two). In those facilities, 12 residents are currently infected (up by two) and 37 staff members (up by one).

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