Ontario reports 2,275 new COVID-19 cases today, setting new single day record


TORONTO – Ontario is reporting a new single-day record of 2,275 new cases of COVID-19 today and 20 new deaths.

Health Minister Christine Elliott says 711 cases were in Toronto, 586 in Peel Region, 185 in Windsor-Essex, and 154 in York Region.

The province has conducted nearly 39,566 tests since the last daily report.

It says the latest data reflects a 27-hour period for most of Ontario’s public health units because of a change in how the figures are gathered.

In total, 921 people are hospitalized in Ontario due to COVID-19, including 249 in intensive care.

The latest figures bring the total of COVID-19 cases in Ontario to 144,396, with 3,992 deaths, and 123,373 cases resolved.