BREAKING: Ontario reports new high of 3,363 COVID-19 cases; new record in Peel

Published January 2, 2021 at 3:33 pm


The province’s daily COVID-19 case count recently pushed past the 3,000 mark — and the numbers are continuing to climb.

Ontario is reporting 3,363 new cases today (Saturday, January 2), surpassing the 3,328 cases reported on December 31.

There are 44 new deaths linked to the virus.

There are 713 new cases in Peel (a record for the region), 700 in Toronto, 395 in York Region, 226 in Windsor-Essex County and 171 in Hamilton.

The province-wide lockdown which began on December 26 remains in effect.

“All Ontarians are advised to stay home as much as possible and limit trips outside of your home to necessities,” said Health Minister Christine Elliott.

Today’s full case data is now available on the province’s website.

Photo courtesy of The Canadian Press

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