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COVID-19 cases in Ontario remain below 3,000 for sixth consecutive day

COVID-19 cases in Ontario remain below 3,000 for sixth consecutive day
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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.
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