Ontario reports 133 new coronavirus cases; most public health units report no new cases

Ontario reported 133 new cases of the novel coronavirus on Wednesday, bringing the total number of cases in the province to 42,554.

It marks a slight increase compared to the past three days, which saw newly reported cases at either 112 or 114.

“With 137 more resolved there is a decrease in the number of active cases,” Health Minister Christine Elliott noted on Twitter.

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“Yesterday, the province processed over 24,000 tests as we’ve now done over 3,000,000 #COVID19 tests and continue to lead the country in daily testing.”

Elliott said 29 of the province’s 34 public health units reported five or fewer cases on Wednesday, while 21 reported no new cases.

Forty-three cases were from Toronto, 34 from Peel Region, 15 from York Region, 12 from Ottawa, and six from Durham Region.

No new deaths were reported on Wednesday, keeping the provincial death toll at 2,812.

More to come.

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