Most new infections continue to be concentrated in the Greater Toronto Area
Ontario reported 213 new COVID-19 cases on September 11, the biggest single-day increase since late July.
Daily case growth has now remained in the triple-digit range for more than two weeks. Today’s number also marks the first time new cases have crossed the 200 mark since July 21 when cases spiked to 203.
Most new COVID-19 cases continue to be concentrated in the Greater Toronto Area and the majority are in people under age 40.
“Locally, 26 PHUs are reporting five or fewer cases with 18 reporting no new cases,” Health Minister Christine Elliott said. “There are 71 cases in Toronto, with 38 in Peel and 37 in Ottawa. 67 per cent of today’s cases are in people under the age of 40.”
Ontario confirmed 170 cases on Thursday, 148 on Wednesday, 185 on Tuesday and 190 on Monday.
To date, there have been 44,068 COVID-19 cases in Ontario. Of those, 39,598 are resolved – and increase of 124 since yesterday – and 2,813 deaths.
The following regions in Ontario reported five or more COVID-19 cases:
Toronto = 71
Peel Region = 38
Ottawa = 37
Region of Waterloo = 15
York Region = 14
Durham = 9
City of Hamilton = 6
Halton Region = 6
Windsor-Essex = 5