Ontario reports slight increase in new coronavirus cases
The Province of Ontario has confirmed 99 new known COVID-19 cases as of Monday morning, and no newly reported deaths.
Today’s cases are a slight increase from Sunday’s 81 but a decrease from Saturday’s sudden spike of 106.
According to Health Minister Christine Elliot, locally 29 of 34 public health units are reporting five or fewer cases, with 21 of them reporting no new cases.
And, over 25,000 tests were processed from the previous day.
Ontario is reporting 99 cases of #COVID19, a 0.2% increase with over 25,000 tests processed. Locally, 29 of 34 public health units are reporting five or fewer cases, with 21 of them reporting no new cases. Today’s numbers will be available at 10:30 a.m. at https://t.co/ypmgZbVRvn
— Christine Elliott (@celliottability) August 17, 2020
There are currently 16 patients in ICU and 32 patients hospitalized, but 35 hospitals did not report their daily data.
Since the pandemic began, there have been 40,745 total cases with 37,036 resolved and 2,789 reported deaths.