An uptick in new daily coronavirus cases Saturday was short lived, because on Sunday Ontario’s number of new cases was back below 200.
There were 175 new coronavirus cases discovered in Ontario Sunday, and there was an overall decrease in active infections, according to Health Minister Christine Elliott.
“We continue to see a persistent decline in active cases in Ontario, with 76 fewer today,” she tweeted.
Today, Ontario is reporting fewer than 200 cases again, with 175 new cases of #COVID19 or a 0.5% increase. With 251 resolved, we continue to see a persistent decline in active cases in Ontario, with 76 fewer today.
— Christine Elliott (@celliottability) June 21, 2020
The day before, Ontario reported its highest number of new cases all week, announcing more than 200 new cases for the first time in six days.
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Ontario has now seen 33,476 coronavirus cases since the pandemic began. The majority of them have already been resolved, with 28,719 patients considered recovered.
The province’s death toll hit 2,606 Sunday, with 11 more deaths since the previous day.
There are also 47 fewer coronavirus patients in hospital Sunday compared to the previous day, according to Elliott.