TORONTO – Ontario is reporting the most noteworthy number of new COVID-19 cases since early May.
Health officials included 491 lab-confirmed cases Sunday, the highest daily total since May 2 when 511 cases were confirmed.
The territory likewise recorded two COVID-19-related passings over the most recent 24-hour time span just as 289 cases which are presently viewed as settled.
Sunday’s report pushes the territory’s lab-affirmed case check to 49,831, including 2,839 passings and 42,796 recuperations.
At this moment, there are 4,196 active cases of the disease in Ontario.
The new cases speak to an expansion over Saturday’s complete when 435 new infections were logged and mark the fourth consecutive day where the region has recorded in excess of 400 new cases.
On Tuesday, Ontario Premier Doug Ford cautioned of a “more challenging” and “more complicated” second wave of COVID-19 as he reported the administration’s initial segment of a fall readiness plan.
In a tweet published Sunday morning, Ontario Health Minister Christine Elliott said that a large portion of the new cases is in individuals younger than 40.
As indicated by the region’s day by day epidemiologic outline, 236 of the new infections were accounted for in individuals between the ages of 20 and 39. That age bunch currently represents 17,000 lab-confirmed infections, the most of any age group in Ontario.
Another 118 cases were accounted for in people between the ages of 40 and 59. Seventy-five cases were reported in people 19 years of age and younger and 51 cases were reported in people between the ages of 60 and 79.
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