Ontario reports 1,248 new coronavirus cases, 29 deaths

Ontario reported 1,248 new cases of the novel coronavirus on Sunday, bringing the total number of cases in the province to 94,009.

It marks the lowest single-day increase in cases since Nov. 9 when 1,242 were reported.

“Locally, there are 364 new cases in Toronto, 308 in Peel and 125 in York Region,” Health Minister Christine Elliott said.

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“There are 1,062 more resolved cases and over 42,200 tests completed.”

Twenty-nine new deaths were also announced on Saturday, bringing the provincial death toll to 3,361.

There are 479 people hospitalized with the virus (down by 23), with 118 in intensive care (up by 11) and 67 on ventilators (up by one).

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