Ontario's coronavirus case numbers dip slightly after yesterday's spike

Aug 30 2020, 7:43 am

The province has confirmed 112 new known cases of COVID-19 as of Sunday morning, a decrease after a small spike the day before.

There was also one new death reported in Ontario over the past 24 hours.

At 148 new known cases, Saturday saw the highest daily case totals since July 24, when the province counted 195.

The numbers are also a decrease from Friday’s 122Thursday’s 118, and Wednesday’s 88.

Health Minister Christine Elliot said locally, 29 of Ontario’s 34 public health units are reporting five or fewer cases, with 17 reporting no new cases.

“Today, Ontario is reporting 112 cases of COVID-19, a 0.3% increase as the province processed nearly 25,000 tests,” she wrote on Twitter.

Since the pandemic began, there have been 42,195 total cases in Ontario, with 38,204
resolved and 2,810 deaths.

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