Ontario reports 100 new coronavirus cases on Tuesday

Aug 25 2020, 7:23 am

The province has confirmed 100 new known cases of COVID-19 as of Tuesday morning, the fifth day in a row of reporting 100 cases and over.

Two more deaths were reported.

The new case numbers are a slight decrease from Monday’s 105Sunday’s 115Saturday’s 108, and down from Friday’s total of 131, which accounts for unreported cases from the previous day.

According to Health Minister Christine Elliot, 30 of Ontario’s 34 public health units are reporting five or fewer cases, with 18 reporting no new cases.

And there were more than 20,000 tests processed from the previous day.

To date, 5,926 long-term care residents have contracted the virus with a reported 1,805 deaths.

Since the pandemic began, there have been 41,608 total cases in Ontario, with 37,748 resolved and 2,800 deaths.

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