Ontario reporting just under 1,000 new COVID-19 cases

Nov 1 2020, 7:33 am

The Government of Ontario confirmed 977 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday morning, a decrease from Saturday’s 1,015 cases.

The province is also reporting 9 more deaths, and 864 resolved cases.

Last Sunday saw a record-high of 1,042 cases.

Of the newly announced cases, 279 are in Toronto, 238 are in Peel, 113 are in York Region and 130 are in Ottawa.

All four regions have been declared hotspots and are in a modified Stage 2, which means all indoor dining, gyms, and cinemas are closed for at least 28 days – which expires on November 6.

Health Minister Christine Elliott said that over 37,100 tests were completed on Saturday.

There are a total of 76,707 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ontario reported to date.

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