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Ontario reports an increase in COVID-19 cases, over 400 in Toronto and Peel

Last Updated Nov 25, 2020 at 4:13 pm EST

Ontario is reporting 1,373 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday and 35 deaths.

The increase in cases follows an underestimation of 1,009 cases reported Tuesday. The data error resulted in a higher than usual case count the day before last.

The two day average for the days affected by the glitch was 1,299 cases.

The 35 deaths represents a record high in the second wave of the pandemic.

There are 1,476 more resolved cases and nearly 36,100 tests completed.

Locally, there are 445 new cases in Toronto and 415 in Peel Region. The two regions currently under provincial lockdown orders.

York Region reports 136 new cases, Halton Region with 30 new cases, and Durham Region reports 26.

There is now a total of 107,883 confirmed cases in the province since the onset of the pandemic with 3,554 deaths. 91,550 cases have been resolved.

Among active cases 523 people are currently hospitalized with 159 in the ICU. Among the cases in the ICU, 106 are on a ventilator. This is the first time in weeks that number has gone over the 100 mark.

Ontario is reporting 163 new cases in schools.

Among the cases in schools, 138 are related to students, while 24 are linked to staff.

688 schools in the province have a reported case and four have been forced to close.

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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