Ontario reports 232 new COVID-19 cases, a second day exceeding 200

Province Unveils New Web Site to Track COVID-19 at Schools and Day Cares

Ontario is reporting more than 200 new cases of COVID-19 for the second day in a row.

In Ontario, the most number of active cases is seen among the 20-29 age group with 540 active cases. Of those, 2,962 cases, or approximately 83 per cent, are considered resolved.

Health Minister Christine Elliott says Toronto is reporting 77 cases, with 62 in Peel Region and 27 in Ottawa.

Health officials confirmed an additional 232 cases of COVID-19 on Saturday after 213 new cases were announced on Friday, which had marked the highest daily surge in months.

More than 35,000 tests were completed over the last 24 hours. Two people remain in the ICU.

The number of deaths in the region remains unchanged at 120.

There is still an active outbreak at the Village of University Gates where a staff member has tested positive.

She says 26 of the province's 34 public health units are reporting five or fewer new cases with 14 reporting none.

The last time a similar number of new cases was reported in the province was on June 9, with 230 new cases. This page will be updated every weekday with the most up-to-date COVID-19 information available, including a summary of cases in schools and licensed child care centres and agencies, if a COVID-19 case is confirmed at your school and where the numbers come from.

"As Ontario students return to school, we are developing new and innovative ways to combat COVID-19 in the classroom, including this webpage, which is just one way the Ontario government is leveraging technology to protect the health and safety of the next generation".

Forty-seven of the new novel coronavirus cases were in people between the ages of 40 and 59 while 25 were in those between the ages of 60 and 79.



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