Ontario reporting 1,248 new COVID-19 cases and highest single-day deaths since June
Ontario is reporting 1,248 new cases of COVID-19 today, and 29 new deaths due to the virus — the highest daily death count since June 19, when 31 deaths were reported.
Health Minister Christine Elliott says 364 cases are in Toronto, 308 in Peel Region and 125 in York Region.
The province says it has conducted 44,837 tests since the last daily report.
In total, 479 people are hospitalized in Ontario due to COVID-19, including 118 in intensive care.
The province says 67 people are on ventilators in hospital.
The latest figures bring the province's total COVID-19 cases to 94,009, with 3,361 deaths, and 78,303 cases resolved.
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