Ontario reports 138 new COVID-19 cases

30 out of 34 Ontario health units are reporting five or fewer cases, with 16 reporting zero new cases


Ontario has reported 138 new cases of COVID-19, along with 183 newly-resolved cases and two more deaths.

Health minister Christine Elliott said on Twitter that 27 of the cases came from Windsor-Essex, where health officials have been working to address outbreaks among migrant workers in agricultural facilities.

Elliott added that 30 of the province’s 34 health units reported five or fewer cases, with 16 of them reporting zero new cases. Provincial health units carried out 24,000 tests yesterday.

Sunday’s numbers represent a slight uptick from Saturday’s 121 new Ontario COVID-19 cases, the lowest numbers seen in a week.

Hospitalizations are continuing to decline, with 139 people currently in hospital, down from 150 on Saturday. The number of patients in the ICU (39) remains steady.

The province now sits at 35,794 total cases, with 31,266 resolved and 2,689 deaths.

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