Ontario reports 809 new coronavirus cases as death toll surpasses 3K

Ontario reported 809 new cases of the novel coronavirus on Saturday, bringing the total number of cases in the province to 58,490.

It marks a slight drop compared to Friday when 932 cases were reported, but still indicates an upward trend.

“Locally, there are 358 new cases in Toronto, 123 in Peel, 94 in Ottawa and 76 in York Region,” Health Minister Christine Elliott said on Twitter.

“There are 700 more resolved cases.”

Elliott said the province completed nearly 44,300 additional tests.

Seven new deaths were also announced on Saturday, brining the provincial death toll to 3,004.

More to come.

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