After two days where new COVID cases were above 400 in Ontario the province announced 338 new cases on Wednesday, bringing the total number of patients in the province to 29,047. It is an increase of 1.2 per cent since Tuesday. Ontario added 19 additional deaths in the latest report, bringing the death toll to 2,312., marking the 5th straight day where deaths were below 20.
It is the lowest number of new cases since May 29 when Ontario recorded 344 new infections.
There are currently 801 patients in Ontario hospitals with COVID-19. Of those, 125 are in intensive care.The majority of Ontario’s cases continue to be concentrated in the Greater Toronto Area. More than 66.2 per cent of all cases to date have been logged by GTA health units. Premier Ford has started to talk about relaxing restrictions in areas in Ontario where COVID appears to be under control.