The overnight total of new COVID cases in Ontario was down to 230 new cases bringing the provincial total to 31,090.
This is the second day in a row that new daily cases hit the 200 mark. Tuesday’s report marks an increase of 0.7 per cent in total cumulative cases. 14 deaths were reported.
Meanwhile, 24,829 people have recovered from COVID-19, the disease caused by the virus, which is almost 80 per cent of cases. Yesterday recoveries exceed new cases by more than 100.
13,509 tests were reported yesterday , which fell short of the testing capacity of more than 20,000 tests a day, according to the province.
Ontario has 600 patients (down by three from the previous day) hospitalized due to COVID-19, with 116 patients in an intensive care unit (down by two) and 88 patients in ICUs on a ventilator (up by seven).