Ontario reports 1,132 coronavirus cases marking new single-day record

Ontario reported 1,132 new cases of the novel coronavirus on Saturday, bringing the total number of cases in the province to 82,825.

It marks the largest single-day increase in cases in Ontario, beyond Tuesday’s total of 1,050.

Eleven new deaths were also announced on Saturday, bringing the provincial death toll to 3,220.

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“Locally, there are 336 new cases in Toronto, 258 in Peel, 114 in York Region, 78 in Ottawa, 64 in Halton and 55 in Hamilton,” Health Minister Christine Elliott said on Twitter.

“There are 852 more resolved cases and nearly 39,200 tests completed.”

There are 384 people hospitalized with the virus (up by four) with 88 in intensive care (up by two) and 52 on a ventilator (up by three).

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