Fewer cases of COVID-19 added to caseload today over yesterday, as province eyes reopening economy

Province to restart Ontario's engine in stages dictated by thresholds met, not time passed

Yesterday, the province posted the lowest number of new COVID-19 cases we’ve seen in weeks. Today, it was lower still.

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Public Health Ontario is confirming another 424 cases of COVID-19 have been added to the provincial caseload, for a total of 14,856.

This news comes as the provincial government releases its framework for reopening the Ontario economy. The plan is to reopen things in three stages, based on thresholds reached and not time passed.

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Recoveries continue to outpace active cases, with 8,525 people recovered, which is 57.4 percent of all cases. The province has lost 892 people to COVID-19 to date.

Data courtesy Public Health Ontario
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