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Ontario confirms 165 new COVID-19 cases, 2 more deaths

Specimens to be tested for COVID-19 are seen at LifeLabs after being logged upon receipt at the company's lab, in Surrey, B.C., on Thursday, March 26, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Ontario confirmed 165 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday. There were 153 cases yesterday.

Two more people have died, bringing the total death count to 2,682.

The total number of confirmed cases in the province stands at 35,535 with 87 per cent considered resolved.

In a tweet Deputy Premier and Minister of Health Christine Elliott said 31 of the province’s 34 public health units are reporting five or fewer cases, with 14 reported no new cases.

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