The Government of Ontario confirmed 2,005 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday morning, the lowest number reported this week.
The last time cases were below 2,000 was on December 14, when 1,940 cases were confirmed.
The province is also reporting 2,005 newly resolved cases and 18 deaths.
Of the newly announced cases, 572 are in Toronto, 331 are in Peel, 207 are in York Region, and 140 are in Windsor-Essex County.
Ontario is reporting 2,005 cases of #COVID19. Locally, there are 572 new cases in Toronto, 331 in Peel, 207 in York Region and 140 in Windsor-Essex County. The number of tests completed from Dec 24 – 26th have been delayed and will be available shortly.
— Christine Elliott (@celliottability) December 27, 2020
On Saturday, Ontario entered a province-wide lockdown.
The measures will be in effect in northern Ontario for 14 days and in the southern part of the province for 28 days. The time-limited restrictions will be evaluated throughout their implementation, rather than when they are set to expire.
Health officials confirmed that the first Canadian cases of the COVID-19 UK variant have been found in Ontario. The fast-spreading virus mutation was detected in a couple from Durham Region.
To date, Ontario has seen 171,416 COVID-19 cases and 4,377 deaths.