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Ontario reports more than 900 new COVID-19 cases for 2nd day in a row

Last Updated Nov 2, 2020 at 10:41 am EST

View of coronavirus test tubes at a testing location. (Photo by Niels Wenstedt/BSR Agency/Getty Images)

For the second day in a row Ontario is reporting over 900 new cases of COVID-19, with 948 new cases confirmed Monday and 977 on Sunday.

The most new cases are in Toronto (315), followed by Peel Region (269), York Region (81), and Ottawa (64).

The province said it conducted over 27,900 tests in the previous day — far short it’s stated goal of 50,000.

Seven more people have died, bringing the death toll in Ontario to 3,152. The majority of those deaths (2,016) were people living in long-term care.

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