Ontario reporting 2,316 new COVID-19 cases, 25 deaths


The province is reporting 2,316 new COVID-19 cases today (Sunday, December 20) and 25 deaths linked to the virus.

Locally, there are 486 new cases in Toronto, 468 in Peel, 326 in York Region, 151 in Windsor-Essex County and 128 in Niagara.

Over 69,400 COVID-19 tests have been completed since yesterday.

The provincial government announced Friday that it will keep Toronto and Peel Region under lockdown, beyond the restrictions’ original expiry date next week.

Hamilton will join those regions in the lockdown stage of the province’s pandemic plan on Monday.

Premier Doug Ford said his government will also unveil new measures aimed at curbing the spread of COVID-19 on Monday after emergency talks slated for this weekend. 

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

With files from The Canadian Press

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