Ontario reports over 130 new coronavirus cases for second day in a row

Sep 3 2020, 2:21 pm

The province has confirmed 132 new known cases of COVID-19 as of Thursday morning — hovering around the same number for the second day in a row.

There are also no reported deaths and 199 resolved cases.

The cases are an increase compared to Wednesday’s 133Tuesday’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 Health Minister Christine Elliot, Peel is reporting 45 new cases, with 31 in Toronto, and 22 in Ottawa.

“Every other public health unit is reporting five or fewer cases, with 18 units reporting no new cases,” she said.

And over 26,000 tests were processed from the province.

Elliot added that hospitalizations, ICU admissions and vented patients are stable.

There has been a total of 42,686 coronavirus cases to date, with 38,625 resolved and 2,812 reported deaths.

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