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Ontario confirms 116 new cases of COVID-19, 3 more deaths

Last Updated Jul 13, 2020 at 10:55 am EDT

A nurse gets a swab ready at a temporary COVID-19 test clinic THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson

Ontario confirmed 116 new cases of COVID-19 on Monday, a drop from the 129 cases reported on Sunday.

Three more people have died, bringing the death toll to 2,722.

The provincial total of confirmed cases now stands at 36,839 with 88.7 per cent considered resolved.

In a tweet, Minister of Health Christine Elliott noted that 29 of the province’s 34 public health units are reporting five or fewer cases, with 21 reporting no new cases at all.

Ontario completed more than 20,896 tests for the novel coronavirus over the previous 24 hours.

The number of people in hospital because of the virus, people in intensive care and on ventilators all slightly decreased.

Meanwhile, Premier Doug Ford is expected to announce plans for Stage 3 of Ontario’s reopening today.

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