Coronavirus: Toronto officials provide on COVID-19 as cases soar in Ontario | LIVE
CA, 29 Sep 2020
Toronto Mayor John Tory is expected to provide an update on the city’s ongoing response to the COVID-19 pandemic on Monday, as Ontario reported 700 cases of the virus.
Tory will be joined by the city's medical officer of health Dr. Eileen de Villa and Toronto Fire Chief Matthew Pegg to make the announcement.
Monday's case count marked a new record for the most daily infections ever recorded in the province.
The last highest case number was on April 24 when 640 cases were reported, however, only 12,295 tests were completed on that day.
The province has also surpassed 50,000 total cases since the start of the pandemic. The total now stands at 50,531 cases.
According to Monday’s provincial report, 344 new cases were recorded in Toronto, 104 in Peel Region, 89 in Ottawa and 56 in York Region.
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