After a 6-day increase in COVID-19 cases, Ontario is now reporting the lowest number of new cases of the virus since the end of March.
There were 287 new cases of the virus reported on Monday, down from the 404 confirmed one day earlier.
The new patients bring the total number of lab-confirmed cases of the disease in Ontario to 26,191, including 2,123 deaths and 19,958 recoveries.
According to the epidemiologic summary, eight of Ontario’s deceased COVID-19 patients were between the ages of 20 and 39. There have been no deaths recorded in people 19 years of age or younger. Eighty-five of all deceased patients in the province were between the ages of 40 and 59 and 553 people were between the ages of 60 and 79.
People 80 years of age or older continue to be the hardest hit age group with 1,477 deaths.
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