Ontario reports 1,388 new COVID-19 cases today, 395 in Peel

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Ontario is reporting a record high of 1,388 new COVID-19 cases today, and 15 new deaths due to the virus.

Health Minister Christine Elliott says 520 cases are in Toronto, 395 in Peel Region, and 100 in York Region.

Elliott says there are also 72 new cases in Halton Region and 50 in Niagara Region.

The province says it has conducted 29,125 tests since the last daily report.

It also reported 159 new COVID-19 cases related to schools, including at least 103 among students.

Those bring the number of schools with a reported case to 601 out of Ontario's 4,828 publicly funded schools.

The Canadian Press

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