Ontario reports record number of new coronavirus cases for 2nd straight day

Ontario reported 1,328 new cases of the novel coronavirus on Sunday, bringing the total number of cases in the province to 84,153.

It’s the second day in a row the province reported a record number of new coronavirus cases. On Saturday, 1,132 cases were announced.

Thirteen new deaths were also reported on Sunday, bringing the provincial death toll to 3,233.

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“Locally, there are 434 new cases in Toronto, 385 in Peel, 105 in York Region, 71 in Ottawa, 68 in Hamilton and 56 in Durham,” Health Minister Christine Elliott said on Twitter.

“There are 877 more resolved cases and nearly 37,600 tests completed.”

Ontario has now completed a total of 5,382,578 tests.

— More to come

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