The Government of Ontario confirmed 1,824 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday morning, with more than half coming from Peel Region and Toronto.
Daily cases have been above 1,000 for a few weeks with Thursday’s 1,478, Wednesday’s 1,373, Tuesday’s 1,009 — which was low due to “technical issues,” Monday’s 1,589, Saturday’s 1,588, and Sunday’s 1,534.
The province is also reporting 1,541 more resolved cases and 14 more deaths.
Of the newly announced cases, 592 are in Peel, 396 are in Toronto, and 187 are in York Region.
According to Health Minister Christine Elliott, 52,900 tests were completed.
Ontario is reporting 1,824 cases of #COVID19. Locally, there are 592 new cases in Peel, 396 in Toronto and 187 in York Region. There are 1,541 more resolved cases and nearly 52,900 tests completed.
Today’s numbers will be available at 10:30 a.m. at https://t.co/ypmgZbVRvn.
— Christine Elliott (@celliottability) December 3, 2020
Toronto and Peel Region have been in lockdown for over a week. Some of the new restrictions include only allowing retail stores to offer curbside pick-up or delivery; restaurants can only be open for pick-up, drive-through, and delivery.
No indoor gatherings will be allowed except with members of the same household, and outdoor gatherings are limited to 10 people.
Last week, health officials noted that cases could reach over 9,000 a day by the end of the year.
To date, Ontario has seen 121,746 coronavirus cases and 3,712 deaths.