Ontario sees drop in new coronavirus cases but numbers remain above 100

Sep 9 2020, 7:18 am

The province has confirmed 149 COVID-19 cases for Wednesday — a decrease from the past few days.

There are no reported deaths today with a total of 136 resolved from the previous day.

According to Health Minister Christine Elliot, 28 public health units are reporting five or fewer cases, with 21 of them reporting no new cases.

And the majority of cases are coming from Toronto with 50 cases, 41 in Peel, and 16 in Ottawa.

Over 17,600 tests were completed from the previous day.

“Hospitalizations, ICU admissions and vented patients all remain essentially stable,” Elliot added.

The cases follow more than a week that has seen daily totals stay over 100 including Tuesday’s 185, Monday’s 190 — the most cases since July 24 — Sunday’s 158, Saturday’s 169, Friday’s 148Thursday’s 132, and Wednesday’s 133.

There has been a total of 43,685 coronavirus cases to date, with 39,332 resolved and 2,813 reported deaths.

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