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Ontario reports 896 new cases of COVID-19

Last Updated Oct 30, 2020 at 10:45 am EST

A worker places COVID-19 samples into storage after they've run through a machine for analysis at a LifeLabs testing facility in Toronto on May 5, 2020. (Cole Burston/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

Ontario is reporting 896 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday, a drop from 934 cases the day before.

Most of the new cases are in Toronto (314), Peel Region (173), York Region (115), and Ottawa (92).

Nine more people have died, bring the total number of COVID-19 deaths to 3,127.

Another 769 people have recovered from the virus. Of the 74,715 COVID-19 cases in the province, 85 per cent are considered resolved.

The province conducted more than 41,000 tests on the previous day and another 41,000 remain under investigation.

The number of patients hospitalized dropped slightly from 322 to 314 along with those in the ICU from 77 to 75. The number of patients on a ventilator remains at 52.