Ontario reports 841 new COVID-19 cases today

Published October 22, 2020 at 12:21 pm

Ontario is reporting 841 new cases of COVID-19 today, and nine new deaths due to the virus.

Health Minister Christine Elliott says 335 cases are in Toronto, 162 in Peel Region, 106 in York Region and 72 in Ottawa.

The province says it conducted 38,860 tests since the last daily report, with an additional 34,784 tests being processed.

In total, 270 people are hospitalized in Ontario due to COVID-19, including 74 in intensive care.

Ontario also reported 74 new COVID-19 cases related to schools, including at least 49 among students.

Those bring the number of schools with a reported case to 501 out of Ontario’s 4,828 publicly funded schools.

The Canadian Press

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