Ontario reports 106 new coronavirus cases as over 30K additional tests completed

Ontario reported 106 new cases of the novel coronavirus on Saturday, bringing the total number of cases in the province to 40,565.

“Locally, 27 of the province’s 34 public health units are reporting five or fewer cases, with 18 of them reporting no new cases,” Health Minister Christine Elliott said on Twitter.

“Hospitalizations continue to decline with ICU admissions and vented patients remaining largely stable.”

Elliott said more than 30,000 additional tests had been processed and added that the positivity rate “remains low.”

More to come.

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