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Ontario confirms 112 new COVID-19 cases, 1 more death

Last Updated Sep 1, 2020 at 12:54 pm EDT

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

Ontario reported 112 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, a slight drop from 114 cases confirmed on Monday.

One more person has died, raising the provincial death toll to 2,812.

A total of 42,421 Ontarians have now contracted the virus with 90.4 per cent having recovered to date.

In a tweet, Minister of Health Christine Elliott noted that 27 of Ontario’s 34 public health units are reporting five or fewer cases, with 18 reporting now new cases.

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