The Government of Ontario confirmed 809 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday morning, a decrease from the record high 939 reported on Friday.
Ontario health officials projected that the province could see 1,000 daily cases by mid-October.
Of the newly announced cases, 358 were in Toronto, 123 were in Peel, and 94 were in Ottawa.
There are 700 more resolved cases, and nearly 44,300 tests were completed, according to Health Minister Christine Elliott.
Ontario is reporting 809 cases of #COVID19 as nearly 44,300 tests were completed. Locally, there are 358 new cases in Toronto, 123 in Peel, 94 in Ottawa and 76 in York Region. There are 700 more resolved cases.
— Christine Elliott (@celliottability) October 10, 2020
On Friday, Ontario announced that indoor dining, cinemas, and gyms are among some of the places closing for 28 days in Toronto, Peel, and Ottawa.
The measures took place on Saturday, October 10, at 12:01 am.
The provincial government said that indoor food and drink service in restaurants, bars, and other food establishments will be closed for almost a month to stop the spread of the virus.
Indoor gyms and fitness centres, casinos, performing arts centres and venues, and interactive exhibits have all been asked to shut down as well.