coronavirus canada

Ontario just confirmed two new cases of coronavirus

Two new cases of COVID-19 have brought the total of confirmed cases in Ontario to 20. The 20 cases include three who have recovered. Forty-five additional individuals are under watch.  

Ministry of Health spokesperson Hayley Chazan said the two newest cases in Ontario involve individuals who recently travelled to Iran and Egypt. The identities of both have not been disclosed.

Concern is growing along with the rise of confirmed cases in Ontario however, health officials and the province continue to assure GTA residents that efforts are being made to isolate those at risk. There are attempts to sterilize locations frequented by those affected by COVID-19. 

Management at a Scarborough Condo where a guard tested positive for novel coronavirus is disinfecting common areas. Lobbies, elevators, offices, and laundry rooms are being scrubbed. 

Nine individuals in B.C. and Quebec have tested positive for the virus. 

Many recent cases in Ontario include individuals returning from Iran, which now has upwards of 2,000 confirmed cases. 

Lead photo by

Allie Smith 


Join the conversation Load comments

Latest in City

Cherry blossoms at Kariya Park in Mississauga are about to bloom and you can see them

Someone in Toronto is making Honest Ed-style buttons calling out anti-vaxxers

Someone in Toronto is documenting spring flower growth and it's so uplifting

Huge Toronto dump truck protest jams up traffic on the Gardiner and DVP

Someone in Toronto set up an adorable neighbourhood pit stop for dogs

Doug Ford might be announcing even more restrictions for Ontario

Toronto just fenced off the cherry blossoms at Trinity Bellwoods Park

Interprovincial travel ban may be on the way for parts of Canada