The Government of Ontario confirmed 704 new COVID-19 cases on Monday morning, a slight increase from the previous day.
Four deaths were also reported, and there are 607 more resolved cases.
Last Friday, October 9, was 939 — the highest count to date in the pandemic.
Of the newly announced cases, 244 were in Toronto, 168 were in Peel, 103 were in York Region, and 51 were in Ottawa.
Health Minister Christine Elliott reported that nearly 31,900 tests were completed. The goal is to have 50,000 tests done by mid-October.
Ontario is reporting 704 cases of #COVID19 as nearly 31,900 tests were completed. Locally, there are 244 new cases in Toronto, 168 in Peel, 103 in York Region and 51 in Ottawa. There are 607 more resolved cases.
— Christine Elliott (@celliottability) October 19, 2020
To date, there have been a total of 65,075 cases, with 55,978 recovered and 3,050 reported deaths.