Ontario schools report almost 200 new COVID-19 cases in 24 hours

Nov 11 2020, 7:56 am

The Government of Ontario is reporting 198 more COVID-19 cases in schools in Tuesday’s update, reaching a new high of daily cases.

According to the provincial government, 116 of the new cases are student-related, 21 are staff-related, and 61 are unidentified, adding to the new total of 3,063 reported cases since September.

There has been a reported 1,033 school-related cases in just two weeks, with 2,030 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 3,063 cases recorded since September, about 57% of cases have been reported from students.

The province also confirms two school closures out of the 654 schools currently reporting cases.

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Government of Ontario

As for licensed childcare centres, there are now 547 total confirmed cases, as well as 106 centres and 428 homes closed.

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Government of Ontario

On Wednesday morning, the province confirmed 1,426 new COVID-19 cases, breaking the record yet again this week.

The province previously broke its single-day record on Tuesday with 1,388 cases.

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