Ontario Reports 132 New Cases of COVID-19, Bulk in Peel and Toronto


TORONTO – Ontario is today reporting 132 new cases of COVID-19 in the province, with the bulk of new diagnoses concentrated in the Greater Toronto Area.

Health Minister Christine Elliott tweeted that the city itself had registered 31 new cases, with the neighboring region of Peel reporting 45.

Elliott says 22 new cases have been identified in Ottawa, but all other health regions in the province have registered five or fewer new cases in the past 24 hours.

She says 18 of the province’s 34 public health units have not documented any new cases at all.

The province has not reported any new deaths associated with the virus.

Elliott says Ontario has performed more than 26,000 COVID-19 tests in the past day.

The province is now reporting a total of 42,686 confirmed cases of the virus, while the death toll stands at 2,812.

The canadian press


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