On Saturday, 3,813 new cases of the novel coronavirus were reported in Ontario. The province had added 4,227 new infections just the day before.
Since the beginning of the year, there have been 7,531 deaths in the province as a result of the pandemic. In Ontario, 906 new cases have been reported in Toronto, 533 in the Peel Region, and 391 in the York Region.
On Friday evening, the government issued two emergency orders to help increase critical care capacity in the province. To deal with the deadly disease, the order closed all non-essential businesses for in-person shopping for at least a month.
The total number of cases in Ontario is now 13,213, including 2,422 new COVID-19 cases.
News and picture source: CTV