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Ontario's COVID-19 surge continues with 425 new cases

An employee prepares a COVID-19 sample for testing at a LifeLabs facility in Toronto on May 5, 2020. (Cole Burston/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

Ontario’s COVID-19 cases continue to climb, with 425 new cases confirmed on Monday — the highest one-day total since June 6th.

There were 365 cases reported on Sunday.

The most new cases are in Toronto (175), followed by Peel (84) and Ottawa (60).

In a tweet, Health Minister Christine Elliott noted that 67 per cent of new cases are in people under the age of 40.

Two more people have died, bringing the provincial death toll to 2,829. A total of 47,274 people have now tested positive, with 87 per cent having recovered to date.

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