For the sixth straight day Ontario health officials reported led that 200 new cases of COVID19. Yesterdays total was 179 new cases with 11 deaths. With 246 more resolved cases of COVID-19 in the last 24 hour period, once again the number of resolved cases continues to be higher than the number of new infections each day. Christine Elliott, Ontario’s minister of health, described the recent downward trend in active cases as a “persistent decline.”
Friday’s report brings the total number of COVID-19 cases in Ontario to 33,095, including 28,250 resolved cases (85.4 per cent).
The number of daily tests completed for COVID-19 in Ontario has been climbing in recent weeks, following a slow start at the beginning of the pandemic.