Ontario reports of new COVID-19 cases on the rise, led by Toronto


Ontario is reporting 409 new cases of COVID-19 and one death on Thursday.

  • As of Wednesday, 335 new cases of COVID-19 and three deaths were reported.
  • There are 286 resolved cases
  • There are already a total of 48,496 COVID-19 confirmed cases in Ontario.
  • More than 30,600 tests have been performed.
  • 151 new cases are in Toronto, 82 new cases in Ottawa, 46 cases in Peel and 34 in York Region.
  • 63% of new cases concern people under 40.

As Public Health Ontario puts it, due to an “unexpected outage,” his lab is currently unable to access or publish patient test results.

On Thursday, a staff member of Premier Doug Ford, a junior member of the Prime Minister’s touring team, tested positive for COVID-19.

Ford’s office says it has had no close contact or prolonged exposure with this staff member.


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