Ontario reports highest number of new COVID-19 cases in a week
After a few days of low increase rates, Ontario is reporting 266 new cases of COVID-19.
Marking the highest number of new cases confirmed over a 24-hour period this week, Saturday's numbers show a 17 per cent increase on the rolling five-day average, which is 226 new cases.
There were also nine deaths reported today, compared to the 11 reported yesterday. The total number of deaths across Ontario is now 2,507.
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31992 known cases* (266 new cases)
2507 total deaths (9 new deaths)
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Friday saw the lowest day-over-day increase since March 28, with just 182 new cases. There was also a record-high number of tests conducted, with 28,000 done in 24 hours.
Still, the downward trend in new cases appears to be continuing. Saturday is now the sixth day in a row that we've seen fewer than 300 new infections.
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