Ontario reports 313 new coronavirus cases marking largest increase since early June
By Ryan Rocca Global News
Posted September 14, 2020 10:24 am
Updated September 14, 2020 11:22 am
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Ontario reported 313 new cases of the novel coronavirus on Monday, bringing the total number of cases in the province to 44,817.
It is the highest single-day increase in cases since June 7 when 415 were reported, and a significant jump compared to Sunday when 204 were announced.
“Seventy-eight per cent of today’s cases are from three regions, with 112 in Toronto, 71 in Peel and 60 in Ottawa,” Health Minister Christine Elliott noted on Twitter.
“All other PHUs (Public Health Units) have fewer than 10 new cases, except for York with 13 cases. Fifteen PHUs have no new cases.”
Elliott said 67 per cent of the cases are in people under the age of 40.
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The province processed 29,540 additional tests, and has now completed a total of 3,342,138 tests.
Meanwhile, 39,974 cases are considered resolved which is just over 89 per cent of all confirmed cases.