Ontario reports fewer than 100 new cases of COVID-19 for fifth day in a row


TORONTO — Ontario is reporting 88 new cases of COVID-19 and no new deaths related to the virus today.

Health Minister Christine Elliott says it marks the fifth consecutive day with fewer than 100 new cases of the virus.

The total number of cases now stands at 39,897, with 36,024 cases marked as resolved and 2,783 deaths.

Elliott says there were 118 cases newly marked as resolved today, pointing to a persistent decline in active cases.

The number of patients in hospital, in intensive care and on ventilators all dropped.

The province says it was able to complete more than 25,000 tests for the virus over the previous day.