The Province of Ontario has confirmed 88 new COVID-19 cases as of Friday morning, marking the fifth day in a row that cases have been below 100.
There were no new deaths reported in relation to the virus.
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According to Health Minister Christine Elliot, there is a “persistent decline in active cases” as 118 cases were resolved.
“Locally, 27 of Ontario’s 34 public health units are reporting five or fewer cases with 18 of them reporting no new cases at all,” she said. “Yesterday, the province processed over 25,000 tests.”
For the fifth consecutive day, Ontario is reporting fewer than 100 cases of #COVID19, with 88 new cases today. With 118 more resolved, the persistent decline in active cases continues. Yesterday, the province processed over 25,000 tests.
— Christine Elliott (@celliottability) August 7, 2020
There are a total of 39,897 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ontario reported to date.
On July 31, Toronto and Peel entered Stage 3 of reopening.
Toronto’s Medical Officer of Health Dr. Eileen de Villa said the public health unit will be monitoring closely how the next stage impacts virus spread.
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.