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Ontario surpasses 100,000 COVID-19 cases, Peel Region reporting increase in infections

Last Updated Nov 20, 2020 at 1:45 pm EDT

Ontario is reporting 1,418 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday, and eight deaths.

Friday’s additional cases brings the total of infections reported to date in the province to 100,790.

On Thursday, the province saw 1,210 new cases of COVID-19, and 28 deaths.

Compared to the day before, Friday’s case count is a 17.2 per cent increase.

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There is a decline in deaths by 71.4 per cent compared to Thursday. The total number of deaths reported to date is 3,451.

There are 1,415 more resolved cases, a 2.8 per cent increase from Thursday.

518 cases are in hospital, 142 are in the ICU, and 92 cases are on ventilators.

48,173 tests have been completed — of those tests, 3.6 per cent have tested positive for the virus. That per cent is down 0.5 per cent.


Peel Region is leading in the most cases for the third straight with 400 new infections reported on Friday, up from 361 the day before.

Toronto is also seeing an increase with 393 cases, up from 346 on Thursday.

York Region has increased from 143 cases to 168, and Ottawa has more than doubled with 77 new cases.

Durham Region is seeing a decline from Thursday’s 57 cases to 46 infections.


Ontario schools are reporting 91 infections for two days straight. 75 of those cases are linked to students, 16 related to staff, and there are zero not identified.

You can find which schools are reporting cases on the province’s website, when it is updated daily at 10:30 a.m.

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