Ontario reports 361 new COVID-19 cases, 56 more deaths

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TORONTO — Ontario is reporting 361 new cases of COVID-19 today, and 56 more deaths.

That brings the province to a total of 20,907 cases, including 1,725 deaths and 15,391 cases that have been resolved.

The new cases represent an increase of 1.8 per cent over the previous day.

Hospitalizations dropped slightly, along with the numbers of people in intensive care and those on ventilators.

There were just under 12,000 tests completed in the previous day — the lowest total in a week.

The government has pledged to do 16,000 tests a day, moving toward 20,000 a day.