The death toll rose to 174.
The increase in cases on Wednesday is the highest jump the province has seen in a single day.
However, provincial officials have also reported that 2,074 patients have recovered from the virus.
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Ontario has 605 patients hospitalized due to COVID-19, the disease caused by the virus, with 246 patients in an intensive care unit (ICU) and 195 in a ventilated intensive care unit.
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So far, the province has tested 84,601 people for the virus. 1102 people are currently under investigation pending test results.
Wednesday’s report indicates an 11.6% increase in cases, compared to 8.7% Tuesday, 7.7% Monday, 11.2% Sunday, 11.5% Saturday and 16.5% Friday.
There has been no steady increase or decrease in daily case rates in the past week.
Public health units in the Greater Toronto Area account for 51.8% of all cases in the province.
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