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Ontario confirms 119 new cases of COVID-19, 1 death

Last Updated Jul 27, 2020 at 1:17 pm EDT

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 March 26, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Summary

One more death was reported, bringing the death toll to 2,764


Elliott said Windsor-Essex is reporting 40 new cases with another 28 in Ottawa


In a tweet, Minister of Health Christine Elliott noted that 64 per cent of new cases are people under the age of 40


Ontario is reporting 119 new cases of COVID-19 on Monday.

In a tweet, Minister of Health Christine Elliott noted that 64 per cent of new cases are people under the age of 40.

One more death was reported, bringing the death toll to 2,764.

Elliott said Windsor-Essex is reporting 40 new cases with another 28 in Ottawa.

Locally, 30 of the province’s 34 public health units are reporting five or fewer cases, with 16 of them reporting no new cases,” she said.

The provincial total of confirmed cases now stands at 38,799 with 88.8 per cent considered resolved.

The provincial government said it was able to complete more than 24,664 tests the previous day.

It also said 82 people are in hospital because of the virus, including 30 people in intensive care and 18 on ventilators.

The province notes several hospitals did not submit data over the weekend and there will likely be an increase in numbers when they do.