Ontario reports 88 coronavirus cases Monday, 91 cases Tuesday

Ontario reported lower than 100 cases of the novel coronavirus each of the past two days, with 88 on Monday and 91 on Tuesday.

“Today, 29 of 34 public health units are reporting fiver or fewer cases, with 16 of them reporting no new cases,” Health Minister Christine Elliott said on Twitter, adding that over 42,000 additional tests were conducted over the previous two days.

Twenty cases are from York Region, 16 from Ottawa, 14 from Peel Region, 14 from Chatham-Kent, 13 from Windsor-Essex, and 9 from Toronto.

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A total of 35,601 cases are considered resolved, an increase of 242 since Sunday. The total number of cases now stands at 39,268.

Four new deaths were also announced on Tuesday, bringing the provincial death toll to 2,792.

The reported number of hospitalized patients with COVID-19 is 78 (up by six), with 28 in intensive care (up by two) and 15 on a ventilator (up by one).

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

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