Ontario schools report over 130 new COVID-19 cases in 24 hours

Nov 3 2020, 8:14 am

The Government of Ontario is reporting 134 more COVID-19 cases in schools in Tuesday’s update, almost double the amount from Monday’s numbers.

According to the provincial government, 82 of the new cases are student-related, 13 are staff-related, and 39 are unidentified.

There has been a reported 923 school-related cases in just two weeks, with 1,437 cases reported 14 or more days before that.

The numbers are announced daily at 10:30 am on the province’s school and childcare centre coronavirus-tracking website.

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Government of Ontario

Out of the 2,360 cases reported since September, about 56% of cases have been reported from students.

The province reports one new school closure out of the 578 schools currently reporting cases.

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Government of Ontario

As for licensed childcare centres, there are now 453 total confirmed cases, as well as 98 centres and 397 homes closed.

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Government of Ontario

On Tuesday morning, the province confirmed 1,050 new COVID-19 cases, breaking the record for most single-day cases.

This is an increase from Monday’s 948Sunday’s 977, and Saturday’s 1,015 — last Sunday saw the previous record-high of 1,042 cases.

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