Ontario reported 2,316 new cases of the novel coronavirus Sunday, bringing the total number of cases in the province to 155,930.
Twenty-five new deaths were also reported, bringing the provincial death toll to 4,150.
Sunday’s report marks the sixth day in a row that Ontario has reported more than 2,000 new cases.
“Locally, there are 486 new cases in Toronto, 468 in Peel, 326 in York Region, 151 in Windsor-Essex County and 128 in Niagara,” Health Minister Christine Elliott said.
A total of 133,213 cases are considered resolved.
More than 69,400 additional tests were completed, which is an all-time high. Ontario has now completed a total of 7,371,532 tests, while 54,546 remain under investigation.
The province indicated that the positivity rate for the last day was 3.6 per cent, which is down from Saturday’s report when it was 4.2 per cent but up from last Sunday when it was 3.2 per cent.
There are 875 people hospitalized with the virus (down by 20), with 261 in intensive care (up by five) and 156 on a ventilator (up by 10).
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