Ontario's new coronavirus case count spikes to highest numbers since early June

Sep 16 2020, 2:26 pm

The Government of Ontario is reporting 315 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday morning, the highest count since early June.

This is an increase from Tuesday’s 251Monday’s 313, Sunday’s 204, Saturday’s 232, and Friday’s 213.

There have been two deaths and 154 resolved cases since the previous report.

According to Health Minister Christine Elliot, 25 public health units are reporting five or fewer cases with 12 reporting no new cases.

Toronto is reporting 77 new cases with 61 in Ottawa, 54 in Peel, and 37 in York. Durham is reporting 24 new cases.

And almost 29,000 tests were completed from the previous day.

“64% of today’s cases are in people under the age of 40. Hospitalizations, ICU admissions and vented patients continue to remain essentially stable,” Elliot added.

To date, there has been a total of 45,923 cases, with 40,245 resolves and 2,822 reported cases.

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