Ontario reports 251 new COVID-19 cases, four deaths in past 24 hours


TORONTO — Ontario is reporting 251 new cases of COVID-19 today, and four new deaths from the virus.

There were also 117 cases newly marked as resolved over the past 24 hours.

The total number of cases in Ontario now stands at 45,068, which includes 2,820 deaths and 40,091 cases classified as resolved.

Health Minister Christine Elliott says 24 public health units are reporting five or fewer cases.

She says that Toronto is reporting 73 new cases, with 51 in Ottawa and 42 in Peel Region.

The province says it processed 27,664 tests over the previous 24 hours.