Ontario reports 390 new COVID-19 cases, 43 more deaths

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TORONTO — Ontario is reporting 390 new COVID-19 cases today, and 43 more deaths.

That brings the provincial total to 23,774 cases, which is an increase of 1.7 per cent over the previous day.

It includes 1,962 deaths and 18,190 resolved cases.

Hospitalizations increased slightly, but the number of people in intensive care and on ventilators decreased.

The number of tests completed in the previous day remained low — 7,382 — for the third day in a row.

A testing blitz of every long-term care resident and staff member was completed over the weekend, and while criteria for the general public to get tested has been expanded, health officials say no large influx of people looking for tests materialized over the weekend.