Ontario reports drop in new coronavirus cases after Monday's spike

Sep 15 2020, 7:22 am

The Government of Ontario is reporting 251 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday morning, a drop from Monday’s spike in cases, which were the highest since early June.

This is a decrease from Monday’s 313, but an increase from Sunday’s 204, Saturday’s 232, and Friday’s 213.

Tuesday’s report confirmed four deaths and 117 resolved cases.

According to Health Minister Christine Elliot, Toronto reported 73 cases on Tuesday, down from 112 on Monday, while Peel reported 42, down from 71 on Monday.

And almost 28,000 tests were completed from the previous day.

“Locally, 24 public health units are reporting five or fewer cases with 14 reporting no new cases,” she said.

“Hospitalizations, ICU admissions and vented patients remain relatively stable,” Elliot added.

To date, there has been a total of 45,608 cases, with 40,091 resolved and 2,820 reported deaths.

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