After two straight days were new cases of COVID-19 in the province held at 111, there was a slight uptick on Saturday.
Ontario reported 166 new cases.
The majority of new cases of the virus are from Windsor-Essex and Toronto, each reporting another 47 cases.
Health Minister Christine Elliot tweeted that 28 of Ontario’s 34 public health units reported five or fewer cases, 15 of them reported no new cases.
Today, Ontario is reporting 166 cases of #COVID19, a 0.4% increase. While a slight uptick over the past few days, 28 of Ontario’s 34 public health units are still reporting five or fewer cases, with 15 of them reporting no new cases. 47 of today’s cases are from Windsor-Essex.— Christine Elliott (@celliottability) July 18, 2020
Ontario reported two more deaths on Saturday for a total of 2,748 cases of virus-related deaths.
There have been 37,440 lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the province with 1,398 cases still considered to be active.
More than 50 per cent of all new cases of COVID-19 are in people ages 20 to 39.
The number of people being treated for the disease in hospital dipped to 105 patients, of those, 33 are in intensive care and 22 are on ventilators.
Ontario processed nearly 29,000 tests in the past 24 hours.