COVID-19 cases in Ontario remain below 3,000 for sixth consecutive day
|CTVnews 15 May 2021 at 10:18|
The 2,584 infections reported Saturday are up slightly over the 2,362 logged a day earlier. Ontario reported 2,759 cases on Thursday and 2,320 on Wednesday.
With 42,320 tests processed in the last 24 hours, the Ministry of Health says the provinces COVID-19 positivity rate is 6.2 per cent.
Since the beginning of the pandemic, Ontario has recorded 507,117 lab-confirmed cases of the disease. At least 471,096 of those cases are considered to be resolved. Twenty-four deaths were also reported across the province since yesterday, pushing the death toll to 8,455.
This is a breaking news story. More to come.
The numbers used in this story are found in the Ontario Ministry of Health s COVID-19 Daily Epidemiologic Summary. The number of cases for any city or region may differ slightly from what is reported by the province, because local units report figures at different times.