Ontario reporting 2,139 cases of COVID-19 and 43 deaths

Published December 16, 2020 at 3:55 pm


The province is reporting 2,139 new cases of COVID-19 today (Wednesday, December 16), its second day in a row of surpassing 2,000 cases.

There are 43 new deaths linked to the virus.

Locally, there are 780 new cases in Toronto, 528 in Peel, 148 in York Region, 143 in Durham and 111 in Windsor-Essex County.

Since yesterday, 2,043 more cases were resolved and nearly 49,200 additional tests completed, according to Health Minister Christine Elliott.

“Ontario’s vaccine supply will arrive in stages,” Elliott said. “It is critical that Ontarians continue following the public health measures to stop the spread of COVID-19.”

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

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