Ontario reports 112 new coronavirus cases, 1 death; total cases top 42,400

Ontario reported 112 new cases of the novel coronavirus on Tuesday, bringing the total number of cases in the province to 42,421.

Tuesday’s report is similar to the previous two days; Monday saw 114 cases while Sunday had 112.

“Locally, 27 of Ontario’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.

A total of 38,369 cases are considered resolved which is over 90 per cent of all confirmed cases.

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Elliott said the province processed over 23,500 additional tests. Ontario has now completed a total of 2,989,888 tests.

One new death was also announced on Tuesday, bringing the provincial death toll to 2,812.

The newly reported numbers are valid as of 2 p.m. Monday for Toronto, Ottawa and London and 4 p.m. for the rest of the province.

More to come.

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