Ontario reports 1,478 new cases of COVID-19

Peel Region confirmed record high 572 new cases in the past 24 hours


Ontario reported 1,478 new COVID-19 cases, including a record high 572 cases in Peel Region, on November 26.

The province detected 1,373 new cases on Wednesday, 1,009 on Tuesday and a record high of 1,589 on Monday.

There are 356 reported new cases in Toronto and 111 in York Region.

The province completed 47,576 tests in the past 24 hours, marking a 3.1 per cent positivity rate. The seven-day rolling average is up to 1,427, consistent with a seven-day average hovering around 1,400 for the past two weeks.

Ontario currently has 12,871 active cases of COVID-19, along with 556 hospitalizations and 151 intensive care patients. 105 patients are on ventilators.

Of the 21 deaths reported today, 14 were among long-term care residents. There are 101 long-term care homes currently in outbreak.

An additional 88 school-related COVID-19 cases have been detected, with 70 among students and 18 among staff. There are 679 schools with a reported case as of November 26.

To date, there have been 109,361 total COVID-19 cases in Ontario, including 92,915 resolved – an increase of 1,365 from the day before.

There have been 3,575 deaths from the virus.

New COVID-19 cases in Ontario on November 26

The following regions reported five or more cases of COVID-19:

Peel Region = 572

Toronto = 356

York Region = 111

Region of Waterloo = 64

City of Hamilton = 59

Durham Region = 47

Windsor-Essex County = 42

Halton Region = 36

Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph = 29

Ottawa = 24

Niagara Region = 23

Simcoe Muskoka = 18

Middlesex-London = 14

Huron Perth = 11

Eastern Ontario = 9

Grey Bruce = 9

Hastings Prince Edward = 7

Southwestern = 7

Kingston, Frontenac and Lennox &
Addington = 7

Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge
District = 7

Brant County = 6

North Bay Parry Sound = 5

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