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.
Ontario is reporting 700 cases of #COVID19 with more than 41,100 tests completed. Locally, there are 344 new cases in Toronto with 104 in Peel, 89 in Ottawa and 56 in York Region. 60% of today’s cases are in people under the age of 40.
— Christine Elliott (@celliottability) September 28, 2020