Ontario schools report above 100 COVID-19 cases for the second day

Nov 4 2020, 7:48 am

The Government of Ontario is reporting 116 more COVID-19 cases in schools in Wednesday’s update, above 100 for the second day.

According to the provincial government, 81 of the new cases are student-related, seven are staff-related, and 28 are unidentified, totalling 2,476 reported cases since September.

There has been a reported 907 school-related cases in just two weeks, with 1,569 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 2,476 cases reported since September, about 57% of cases have been reported from students.

The province continues to report one school closure out of the 581 schools currently reporting cases.

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Government of Ontario

As for licensed childcare centres, there are now 468 total confirmed cases, as well as 98 centres and 408 homes closed.

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Government of Ontario

On Wednesday morning, the province confirmed 987 new coronavirus cases, less than the record-breaking high from the previous day.

This is a decrease from Tuesday’s 1,050Sunday’s 977, and Saturday’s 1,015, but a slight increase from Monday’s 948.

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