Ontario reports 106 new cases of COVID-19, one new death related to virus

Published August 15, 2020 at 3:43 pm


Ontario is reporting 106 new cases of COVID-19 and one new death related to the virus.

The total number of cases now stands at 40,565, which includes 2,789 deaths and 36,783 cases marked as resolved.

The number of new cases narrowly outpaced the number of cases newly marked as resolved in Saturday’s report.

Health Minister Christine Elliott said the positivity rate remains low and added that hospitalizations are continuing to decrease.

She said 27 of Ontario’s 34 public health regions reported five or fewer cases.

The province was able to complete more than 30,000 tests in the previous day.

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