The Government of Ontario confirmed 841 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday morning, an increase from the previous day.
Nine more deaths have been reported and there are 741 more resolved cases.
Friday, October 9, was 939 — the highest count to date in the pandemic.
Of the newly announced cases, 335 were in Toronto, 162 were in Peel, 106 were in York Region, and 72 were 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.
Health Minister Christine Elliott confirmed that nearly 38,900 tests were completed. The province has said their goal was to reach 50,000 by mid-October.
Ontario is reporting 841 cases of #COVID19 as nearly 38,900 tests were completed. Locally, there are 335 new cases in Toronto, 162 in Peel, 106 in York Region and 72 in Ottawa. There are 741 more resolved cases.
— Christine Elliott (@celliottability) October 22, 2020
To date, there has been a total of 67,527 cases with 58,066 recovered and 3,071 reported deaths.