Ontario reports just over 100 new coronavirus cases as province set to enter Stage 3

Jul 14 2020, 2:36 pm

The Province of Ontario confirmed there are 111 new known COVID-19 cases on Tuesday morning. These figures tie June 26, which also saw 111 new cases, for the lowest reported numbers since March 25, when the province confirmed 100 cases.

The numbers are a decrease from Monday’s 116Sunday’s 129, and Saturday’s 130, as most of the province enters Stage 3 of reopening on Friday.

There was also one new death from the illness reported on Tuesday.

According to Health Minister Christine Elliot, 28 of Ontario’s 34 public health units are reporting five or fewer cases, with 21 of them reporting no new cases at all.

“With 122 more resolved, there are 11 fewer active cases in the province,” Elliot said.

There are 122 resolved cases from the previous report.

There has been a total of 36,950 confirmed cases in Ontario to date, with 32,785 resolved, and a total of 2,723 coronavirus deaths, according to the province.

In long-term care homes, there have been 5,540 reported cases with 1,729 deaths among residents.

Government of Ontario

Ontario extended the province’s state of emergency until July 22. The current state of emergency is set to expire on July 15.

On Monday, Premier Doug Ford is announced that most of the province could enter Stage 3 of the reopening on Friday, July 17 at 12:01 am.

During this next stage, gatherings can increase to 50 people indoors and 100 people outdoors.

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