Ontario continues to report fewer than 100 COVID-19 cases

The province confirmed 92 new cases of the virus, including Toronto's missing data from a day earlier


Ontario public health officials are still reporting fewer than 100 new COVID-19 infections despite missing data from Toronto Public Health on Thursday.

On August 14, the province confirmed 92 new cases of the virus, including yesterday’s new cases from Toronto.

Ontario confirmed 78 new COVID-19 infections on Thursday and 95 on Wednesday.

“With Toronto Public Health’s data in from yesterday, today Ontario is still reporting fewer than 100 cases,” Health Minister Christine Elliott said. “The province processed over 30,000 tests.”

Another 35,426 cases are under investigation.

One more person has died since yesterday, bringing the provincial death toll to 2,788.

There are 41 patients in hospital, with 17 in intensive care and 9 in intensive care on ventilators.

To date, there have been 40,459 lab-confirmed cases of the virus in the province and 36,772 recoveries.

Toronto reported the most new cases of any jurisdiction, with 30. However, the data does not spell out which cases are from Thursday.

On Friday morning, Toronto Public Health reported that a staffer at the Brass Rail strip club has tested positive for COVID-19, potentially exposing 550 people over five days.

Anyone who visited or worked at the club between August 4-9 should monitor for symptoms.

Ontario’s new COVID-19 cases on August 14

The following regions reported more than five COVID-19 cases:

Toronto = 30

Peel Region = 17

Windsor-Essex = 6

City of Hamilton = 6

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