Ontario reports more than 1,500 cases of COVID-19 for second straight day
Ontario health officials are reporting more than 1,500 cases of COVID-19 for the second straight day as Toronto and Peel Region prepare for a 28-day lockdown period starting Monday.
Health officials confirmed 1,534 new cases of the novel coronavirus on Sunday, which comes after the province reported a record-breaking number of 1,588 new cases on Saturday.
From Monday until Friday, the province logged numbers below the 1,500 mark, but this is 17th straight day in which Ontario has reported case counts in the quadruple digits.
The province also reported on Sunday that 14 more people have died due to COVID-19, marking a small decrease in the number of deaths from the day before when health officials reported 21 new deaths.
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