Ontario reports highest new coronavirus cases in over 4 months

Sep 22 2020, 2:31 pm

The Government of Ontario is reporting 478 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday morning, the highest case count since May 8.

There are three reported deaths and 196 resolved cases since the previous report.

Ontario’s new coronavirus cases have increase significantly over the past week with Friday’s 401, Saturday’s 407Sunday’s 365, and Monday’s 425.

Because of this, Ford has 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 153 cases from Toronto, 95 from Peel, and 90 from Ottawa.

According to the Health Minister Christine Elliot, 68% of today’s cases are in people under the age of 40.

And more than 34,200 tests were completed from the previous day.

To date, there has been a total of 47,752 cases, with 41,342 resolved and 2,832 reported deaths.

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