Slight uptick in Ontario COVID cases as Stage 3 reopening underway

Published July 18, 2020 at 3:39 pm


Ontario is reporting a slight uptick in new COVID-19 cases.

The province says there are 166 new cases, 47 of them in Windsor-Essex.

Health Minister Christine Elliott says 28 of 34 public health units have five or fewer infections.

Fifteen of those reported no new cases.

Many areas of the province began easing restrictions on Friday.

Among other things, the Stage 3 phase allows indoor restaurant dining, and gyms and movie theatres to reopen.

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