Over 500 new coronavirus cases confirmed in Ontario

Oct 4 2020, 8:46 am

More than 500 COVID-19 cases were discovered by health officials in Ontario between Saturday and Sunday.

Public Health Ontario has announced 566 coronavirus cases over the past 24 hours, a slight decrease compared to the daily case count the province has announced over the past several days.

A total of 653 cases were announced on Saturday and Friday saw a record for the largest single day increase with 732 new cases.

Sunday’s numbers are closer to Thursday’s 538 new cases and Wednesday’s 625.

Of the newly announced cases, 196 were in Toronto, 123 were in Peel, and 81 were in Ottawa.

Four new deaths were also announced, along with 534 resolved cases.

Health Minister Christine Elliott tweeted that 62% of Sunday’s cases involve people under the age of 40.

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