Ontario's new coronavirus case count remains steady for second day

Aug 31 2020, 2:23 pm

The province has confirmed 114 new known cases of COVID-19 as of Monday morning, showing a steady case count for the second day in a row.

And one more death was reported with 73 resolved cases since yesterday’s report.

The cases are a slight increase compared to Sunday’s 112, but a decrease from Saturday’s 148, which saw the highest daily case totals since July 24, when the province counted 195.

The numbers are also a decrease from Friday’s case totals of 122, and Thursday’s 118.

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

And the province processed nearly 25,100 tests from the previous day.

According the province, 41 cases came from Toronto with 16 cases from Peel Region.

There has been a total of 42,309 coronavirus cases to date, with 38,277 resolved and 2,811 reported deaths.

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