Ontario reports highest new coronavirus cases since early June

Sep 21 2020, 2:24 pm

The Government of Ontario is reporting 425 new COVID-19 cases on Monday morning, the highest case count since June 2.

There are two reported deaths and 178 resolved cases since the previous report.

Ontario’s new coronavirus cases have increase significantly over the past week with Friday’s 401, Saturday’s 407, and Sunday’s 365.

Because of this, Ford announced that private social gatherings across the province are limited to 10 people indoors and 25 people outdoors — it was originally 50 indoors and 100 outdoors.

The province is reporting 175 cases from Toronto, 84 from Peel, and 60 from Ottawa.

According to the Health Minister Christine Elliot, 67% of today’s cases are in people under the age of 40.

And more than 31,700 tests were completed from the previous day.

To date, there has been a total of 47,274 cases, with 41,146 resolved and 2,829 reported deaths.

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