The Government of Ontario confirmed 978 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday morning, the daily highest count to date since the pandemic began.
Six more deaths have been reported, while 625 more cases are now resolved.
The October 24 count is also higher than Friday’s 826 COVID-19 cases.
Locally in Toronto, there are 349 new cases reported.
Health Minister Christine Elliott says almost 44,200 tests were completed.
Ontario is reporting 978 cases of #COVID19 with nearly 44,200 tests completed. Locally, there are 348 new cases in Toronto, 170 in Peel, 141 in York Region, 89 in Ottawa and 51 in Durham. There are 625 more resolved cases.
— Christine Elliott (@celliottability) October 24, 2020
There are a total of 69,331 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ontario reported to date.