Ontario reports 293 new COVID-19 cases, three deaths in past 24 hours


TORONTO — Ontario is reporting 293 new cases of COVID-19 today, and three new deaths related to the coronavirus.

Health Minister Christine Elliott says Toronto is reporting 85 new cases, with 63 in Peel Region and 39 in Ottawa.

She says 70 percent of the new cases are in people under the age of 40.

The total number of cases in Ontario now stands at 45,676, which includes 2,825 deaths and 40,424 cases classified as resolved.

There were also 179 cases newly marked as resolved over the past 24 hours.

The province says it processed 35,134 tests over the previous day.