Ontario reports 302 new coronavirus cases over past 2 days

Ontario reported 302 new cases of the novel coronavirus over the past two days, bringing the provincial total to 35,370.

Case numbers weren’t reported on Wednesday due to Canada Day.

Eight deaths have also been confirmed since Tuesday, bringing the provincial total to 2,680.

“Yesterday, Ontario added 149 cases of #COVID19. Today, the province is reporting 153 new cases,” Health Minister Christine Elliott said on Twitter.

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“Across both days, there are an additional 386 resolved, meaning 84 fewer active cases,” she continued.

“Today, 29 of Ontario’s 34 public health units are reporting five or fewer cases, with fully 23 of them reporting no new cases at all. Windsor-Essex added 20 new cases over the past two days as we’ve continued targeted testing across multiple farms.”

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Elliott said over 50,000 tests were processed over the past two days, making the total number of tests completed near 1,500,000.

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