The Government of Ontario confirmed 783 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday morning, a slight increase from the previous day.
There are five reported deaths and 779 recovered cases from the previous day.
Ontario health officials projected that the province could see 1,000 daily cases by mid-October.
On Friday, Premier Doug Ford announced that Toronto, Peel, and Ottawa would be going back to a modified Stage 2, which includes the closures of indoor dining, gyms, and cinemas for at least 28 days.
Of the newly announced cases, 239 were in Toronto, 136 were in Peel, 89 were in Ottawa, and 127 were in York Region.
Health Minister Christine Elliott reported that nearly 40,000 tests were completed. The province said they want to get to 50,000 by mid-October.
Ontario is reporting 783 cases of #COVID19 as nearly 40,000 tests were completed. Locally, there are 239 new cases in Toronto, 136 new cases in Peel, 127 in York Region and 89 in Ottawa. There are 779 more resolved cases.
— Christine Elliott (@celliottability) October 15, 2020
There is now a total of 62,196 cases in the province, with 53,291 recovered, and 3,022 reported deaths.