Ontario reports 1,890 new COVID-19 cases with 28 more deaths

Dec 9 2020, 7:29 am

The Government of Ontario confirmed 1,890 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday morning, with 28 more deaths.

Today’s numbers increase from Tuesday’s 1,676 but are less than Monday’s record-high 1,925 and Sunday’s 1,924.

Numbers have been over 1,000 for a few weeks, with Friday’s 1,780Thursday’s 1,824Wednesday’s 1,723Tuesday’s 1,707, Monday’s 1,746, and Sunday’s 1,708.

The province is also reporting 1,924 more resolved cases.

Of the newly announced cases, 517 are in Toronto, 471 are in Peel, and 187 are in York Region.

According to Health Minister Christine Elliott, 48,500 tests were completed, which is more than Tuesday’s 39,200 and Monday’s 45,300, but less than Sunday’s 59,400.

Toronto and Peel Region have been in lockdown since November 23. 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.

Indoor gatherings are not allowed except with members of the same household, and outdoor gatherings are limited to 10 people.

To date, Ontario has seen 132,800 coronavirus cases and 3,836 deaths.