Ontario experiences 658 new COVID-19 circumstances; 5 new deaths

Ontario reported 658 new circumstances of COVID-19 and 5 new deaths, a marked decline in circumstances from the previous week’s development and the bottom general rely in eight days.

“Domestically, there are 197 new circumstances in Toronto, 155 in Peel, 94 in York Area and 66 in Ottawa,” Well being Minister Christine Elliott wrote on Twitter.

Ontario reported 805 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday and 712 on Friday.

Sunday’s rely is the bottom since Oct. 10 when the province reported 649 circumstances.

Elliott mentioned 685 individuals recovered from an infection previously 24 hours, resulting in a decline in energetic circumstances of 32.

There at the moment are 5,954 energetic circumstances of an infection within the province, up from 5,697 one week in the past.

There have additionally been three,046 centrally confirmed deaths because of the virus since March.

One of many 5 deaths reported on Sunday concerned a resident of a long-term care residence.

Provincial labs processed practically 40,900 checks previously 24 hours, down from 44,700 within the earlier interval.

Sunday’s outcomes generated a positivity price of 1.61 per cent.

One other 23,609 specimens remained underneath investigation.

York Region will become the fourth of Ontario’s 34 public health regions to revert to modified Stage 2 restrictions on Monday, which ban practices similar to indoor eating or exercising in health centres.

Elsewhere within the GTA, Halton Area reported 29 new circumstances and Durham Area reported 45 new circumstances.