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Ontario records highest number of new COVID-19 cases yet

Last Updated Sep 28, 2020 at 2:07 pm EDT

Ontario is reporting 700 new cases of COVID-19 and one new death on Monday.

  • The province confirmed 491 COVID-19 cases on Sunday.
  • More than 41,100 tests have been completed.
  • 331 cases are resolved.
  • 344 new cases are in Toronto, 104 new cases are in Peel, 89 in Ottawa, and 56 cases in York Region.
  • 60% of the new cases are in people under the age of 40.

 

This record number of new COVID-19 cases comes the same day GTA casinos reopen after six months.

Ontario announced new restrictions on Friday in efforts to prevent the spread of COVID-19 that now see strip clubs closed, and new regulations for bars and restaurants.

The Ontario Hospital Association released a statement on Monday, pleading to the Ford Government to enforce a return to Stage 2 restrictions in hotspots, such as Toronto, Peel, and Ottawa.

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