Ontario Reports 124 New Cases of COVID-19


Ontario reported 124 new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday, a slight decrease from Friday’s numbers.It marked the second consecutive day of more than 100 new cases across the province and comes after two consecutive days in which new infection totals were below that number.

“Locally, 28 of 34 public health units are reporting five or fewer cases, 16 of which are not reporting any new cases,” Ontario Minister of Health Christine Elliott said in a tweet .

Peel Region, which entered Stage 3 on Friday, reported 33 new cases while Ottawa had 17. Toronto and Windsor-Essex, which is still in Stage 2 of reopening, reported 16 new cases each.

There are now a total of 39,333 cases of coronavirus in Ontario, with 89.5% of those infected having recovered to date.

Two more deaths were also recorded, bringing the provincial total to 2,777.

The province processed 33,282 tests in the previous 24-hour period, slightly less than the one-day high for completed tests, which was postponed to June 27. It was also the first time since the end of June that more than 30,000 tests were carried out in the following days.


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