Ontario confirms 209 new coronavirus cases in biggest single-day spike yet, 2 deaths also reported

Ontario reported 209 new cases of novel coronavirus on Sunday morning, marking the biggest single-day increase in cases since the pandemic began.
The total number of active cases in the province stands at 1,326.

The death toll, meanwhile, also rose by two, to 21.

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Two of those deaths are awaiting confirmation from a lab that they were, in fact, a result of the virus.

Meanwhile, the Ford government announced a ban on gatherings of more than five people on Saturday in a bid to curb the spread of the virus.

On Saturday, 151 new cases of coronavirus were reported, while the death toll rose by one.

More to come. 

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