Ontario reporting over 500 new coronavirus cases for the 10th straight day

Oct 7 2020, 2:25 pm

The Government of Ontario confirmed 583 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday morning, the tenth straight day of the province reporting over 500.

There is one more death and 707 recovered cases from the previous report.

Cases have been high recently with Tuesday’s 548, Monday’s 615, Sunday’s 556, Saturday’s 653, and Friday’s record for the largest single day increase with 732 new cases.

Of the newly announced cases, 173 were in Toronto, 70 were in Peel, 121 were in Ottawa, and 75 from York Region.

Health Minister Christine Elliott confirmed that almost 43,300 tests were completed from the previous day — a new all time high for the province.

And that, 60% of today’s cases are in people under the age of 40.

There is now a total of 55,945 cases in the province, with 47,813 recovered, and 2,988 reported deaths.

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