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Ontario reports 111 new cases of COVID-19, 4 deaths

Last Updated Jul 28, 2020 at 11:03 am EDT

COVID-19 samples sit in cold storage after testing at a LifeLabs testing facility in Toronto. (Cole Burston/Bloomberg via Getty Images)
Summary

Four more deaths were reported, bringing the death toll to 2,768


Minister of Health Christine Elliott noted that Toronto is reporting only six new cases


The provincial total of confirmed cases now stands at 38,799


Ontario is reporting 111 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, a slight drop from 119 cases on Monday.

Four more deaths were reported, bringing the death toll to 2,768.

In a tweet, Minister of Health Christine Elliott noted that Toronto is reporting only six new cases. Ottawa is reporting 25 new cases, while Windsor-Essex has 22 more cases.

Elliott said 27 of the province’s 34 public health units are reporting five or fewer cases, with 16 reporting none.

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 17,334 tests the previous day.

It also said 96 people are in hospital — up 14 — because of the virus, including 31 people in intensive care and 18 on ventilators.