Officials confirmed an additional 112 new cases of the novel coronavirus on Tuesday, marking the second lowest number of single-day new cases for several months.
The province also recorded two new COVID-19-realted deaths.
The recent infections bring Ontario’s total number of lab-confirmed cases of the disease to 36,060, including 2,691 deaths and 31,603 recoveries.
Ontario Health Minister Christine Elliott said that 28 of the province’s 34 public health units have reported five or fewer new cases of the disease on Tuesday, with 23 of them reporting no new cases at all.
As of Tuesday, there were 131 people in the hospital due to COVID-19. Thirty-four of those patients are in the intensive care unit and 24 of them are on ventilators.
In the last 24 hours, just over 15,000 COVID-19 tests were conducted by officials.
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