Ontario now has over 21,000 cases of COVID-19, recoveries exceed new cases in past 24 hours
Ontario has added another 329 new cases of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours. That brings the province’s total caseload to 21,236.
Once again the number of recoveries has exceeded new cases. Over the last day 454 more people have recovered, or almost 75-percent of total cases.
Over the past day, 40 more people have died, bringing that total to 1,765.
The Ministry of Health says 15,137 tests were done, the most tests done in the last three days. Over the course of the pandemic, 475,058 tests have been done with 453,822 coming back negative.
Yesterday the province’s Chief Medical Officer Dr. David Williams said Ontario’s rate of new positive cases each day continues to plateau with a gradual downward slope.