Shomporko Desk:-Ontario health officials reported 116 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday, on near-record testing volume from provincial labs.
The province stated 124 new instances on Saturday and 134 on Friday following two days of just twofold digit increases.
“Locally, 27 of 34 public health units are reporting five or fewer cases, with 16 of them reporting no new cases,” Health Minister Christine Elliott wrote on Twitter.
She said 122 additional patients recouped in the previous 24 hours.
Provincial labs pivoted 30,000 test examples, approaching a record.
There are presently 1,312 staying active COVID-19 cases in Ontario, with 2,778 passings and 35,359 individuals who have made a recovery.
More than 39,400 people have had lab-confirmed cases of the virus since the outbreak reached Ontario in late January.
Sixty-two per cent of those newly infected were under the age of 39.
Provincial labs turned around 30,000 test specimens, nearing a record.
Ottawa reported 16 new cases, while Peel Region reported 14 new cases and York Region reported 20 new infections.
Toronto reported nine new cases and Windsor-Essex reported 13.
Ontario’s hospitalization rate due to COVID-19 stayed relatively flat over the past 24 hours.
Seventy-two people were admitted to hospital across the province, down one from Saturday.
Of those, 26 were in intensive care, down one from Saturday.
Fourteen people were breathing with the help of a ventilator, up two from Saturday.
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News source: CP24