The Government of Ontario confirmed 1,487 new COVID-19 cases on Monday, which is the 11th day cases have been above 1,000.
The province has reported an increase of 10 deaths and 992 resolved cases.
Newly reported cases have been consistently over 1,000 with Friday’s 1,396, 1,575 were reported on Thursday, Wednesday saw 1,426, Tuesday’s 1,388 cases, Monday’s 1,242, Sunday’s 1,328, and Saturday’s 1,132.
Of the newly announced cases, 508 are in Toronto, 392 in Peel and 170 in York Region.
According to Health Minister Christine Elliott, 33,4000 tests were completed which is a drop from yesterday’s 42,200.
Ontario is reporting 1,487 cases of #COVID19. Locally, there are 508 new cases in Toronto, 392 in Peel and 170 in York Region. There are 992 more resolved cases and nearly 33,400 tests completed.
Today’s numbers will be available at 10:30 a.m. at https://t.co/ypmgZbVRvn.
— Christine Elliott (@celliottability) November 16, 2020
Starting at 12:01 am on Monday, November 16, Hamilton, Halton, Peel, and York will be moved into the red “control zone.”
Toronto moved into the red zone on November 14 but has additional restrictions imposed by the city’s top doctor, Eileen de Villa. They include closing indoor dining, fitness classes, cinemas, and reducing gatherings to just immediate households with one or two essential supports.
Peel Region moved into the red zone on November 7 and added further restrictions to limit the virus’s spread.
There are a total of 95,496 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ontario reported to date.