Ontario has set a new single-day high for new COVID-19 cases again – Canada News – Castanet.net
For the second day in a row, Ontario has set a new single-day high for new COVID-19 cases.
The province is reporting 1,924 new diagnoses today, surpassing the peak of 1,859 recorded on Saturday.
There were also 15 new deaths linked to the virus in the past 24 hours.
The record-setting weekend comes as three provincial health regions — Middlesex-London, Thunder Bay and Haliburton Kawartha Pine Ridge — prepare to move up a notch in the province’s colour-coded pandemic response plan on Monday.
Meanwhile, Quebec is reporting 1,691 new cases of COVID-19 today, as well as 24 additional deaths linked to the virus, 10 of which took place in the past 24 hours.
The province has now recorded 151,599 total cases and 7,255 deaths since the start of the pandemic. Hospitalizations went up by 24 today for a total of 778 across Quebec. Of those, 102 people are in intensive care, an increase of six from a day earlier.
Published at Sun, 06 Dec 2020 16:56:00 +0000