Ontario reports over 1K new coronavirus cases, 9 deaths

Ontario reported 1,015 new cases of the novel coronavirus on Saturday, bringing the total number of cases in the province to 75,730.

It marks the second-highest single-day increase in cases to date in the province, behind last Sunday’s report of 1,042.

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“Locally, there are 325 new cases in Toronto, 282 in Peel, 94 in Ottawa and 88 in York Region,” Health Minister Christine Elliott said.

“There are 798 more resolved cases and over 41,900 tests completed.”

Nine new deaths were also reported, bringing the provincial death toll to 3,136.

More to come.

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