Ontario continues to report under 100 new coronavirus cases

Aug 5 2020, 2:25 pm

The Province of Ontario has confirmed 86 new COVID-19 cases as of Wednesday morning with no new reported deaths.

This is a decrease from Tuesday’s 91, Monday’s 88Sunday’s 116, Saturday’s 124, and Friday’s 134.

According to Health Minister Christine Elliot, this is the third consecutive day and fifth time this week that the province is reporting fewer than 100 cases.

“With 146 more resolved, we also continue to see a persistent decline in the number of active cases in the province,” she said.

Elliot added that hospitalizations continue to decline.

And that locally, 29 of the province’s 34 public health units are reporting five or fewer cases, with 22 of them reporting no new cases at all.

To date, there has been a total of 39,714 cases with 35,747 recovered and 2,782 reported deaths.

Government of Ontario

And, the age group with the most cases is the 20 to 39-year-old demographic with 12,180 cases. The second group being 40 to 59, with 11,933 and third being 60 to 79 with 7,208 cases.

On Friday, Toronto and Peel entered Stage 3 of reopening.

For regions in Stage 3, gathering limits will increase to a maximum of 50 people indoors and a maximum of 100 people outdoors, with physical distancing in place.

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