Ontario's new coronavirus cases drop for first time in three days

Sep 23 2020, 7:29 am

The Government of Ontario is reporting 335 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday morning, making it the first time cases have dropped in three days.

There are three reported deaths and 258 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 365Monday’s 425, and Tuesday’s 478, which was the highest number since early May.

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 102 cases from Toronto, 79 from Peel, and 65 from Ottawa.

According to the Health Minister Christine Elliot, 69% of today’s cases are in people under the age of 40.

And more than 35,400 tests were completed the previous day.

To date, there has been a total of 48,087 cases, with 41,600 resolved and 2,835 reported deaths.

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