Ontario's new coronavirus cases remain over 400 with 151 in Toronto

Sep 24 2020, 2:32 pm

The Government of Ontario is reporting 409 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday morning, with 151 coming from Toronto.

There is one reported death and 286 resolved cases since the previous report.

Ontario’s new coronavirus cases have increased significantly over the past week with Friday’s 401, Saturday’s 407Sunday’s 365Monday’s 425Tuesday’s 478, which was the highest number since early May, and Wednesday’s 335.

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 82 from Peel, 82 from Ottawa, and 46 from Peel.

According to the Health Minister Christine Elliot, 63% of today’s cases are in people under the age of 40.

“More than 30,600 tests were completed,” she added.

To date, there has been a total of 48,496 cases, with 41,866 resolved and 2,836 reported deaths.

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