Ontario reported 251 new cases of the coronavirus on Wednesday, bringing the provincial total to 31,341. But recoveries from the virus at 551 represented the largest gap in recoveries over new cases in months (300).
The death toll in the province has risen to 2,475, as 11 more deaths were reported.
Ontario has completed 900,339 tests so far for the virus. This is up 19,941 tests from the previous day, which is just shy of the testing capacity of more than 20,000 tests a day, according to the province.
Ontario has 580 patients (down by 20 from the previous day) hospitalized due to COVID-19, with 118 patients in an intensive care unit (up by two) and 86 patients in ICUs on a ventilator (down by two).
Greater Toronto Area public health units account for 67 per cent of all cases in the province.