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.
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