Ontario reports highest count of new coronavirus cases in three days

Sep 2 2020, 2:22 pm

The province has confirmed 133 new known cases of COVID-19 as of Wednesday morning — the highest case count in three days.

There are also no reported deaths.

And with 137 resolved cases since yesterday’s report, there is a decrease in the number of active cases, according to Health Minister Christine Elliot.

The cases are an increase compared to Tuesday’s 112Monday’s 114, and Sunday’s 112, but a decrease from Saturday’s 148, which saw the highest daily case totals since July 24, when the province counted 195.

According to the province, 43 cases came from Toronto, with 34 cases from Peel Region.

Elliot added that yesterday, the province processed over 24,000 tests, “as we’ve now done over 3,000,000 COVID-19 tests and continue to lead the country in daily testing.”

Also, 29 of Ontario’s 34 public health units are reporting five or fewer cases, with 21 of them reporting no new cases.

There has been a total of 42,554 coronavirus cases to date, with 38,506 resolved and 2,812 reported deaths.

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