Ontario reports 170 new COVID-19 cases, one death

The majority of today's new infections are concentrated in the Greater Toronto Area

Ontario reported 170 new cases of COVID-19 on September 10, an increase over the previous day.

Medical labs in the province carried out more tests than yesterday – nearly 25,000 completed compared with 17,600 on Wednesday.

Daily case growth has now remained in the triple-digit range for 14 days straight.

Nearly three-quarters of today’s cases are in the Greater Toronto Area.

“Locally, 28 public health units are reporting five or fewer cases, with 14 reporting no new cases,” Health Minister Christine Elliott said. “There are 55 cases in Toronto today, with 28 in York, 22 in Peel and 12 in Ottawa.”

Durham Region reported 13 new infections and Halton Region had four.

“Hospitalizations, ICU admissions and vented patients all continue to remain essentially stable,” she added.

Another 142 cases resolved and one more person died in the past 24 hours.

To date, there have been 43,855 COVID-19 cases in Ontario, including 39,474 resolved cases and 2,814 deaths.

Ontario confirmed 148 new infections on Wednesday, 185 on Tuesday and 190 on Monday.

Ontario’s new COVID-19 cases on September 10

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

Toronto = 55

York Region = 28

Peel Region = 22

Durham Region = 13

Ottawa = 12

Region of Waterloo = 7


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