New cases of COVID-19 in Ontario drop for the second straight day

The number has held steady over 300 since last weekend

There were 304 new cases of COVID-19 in Ontario in the last 24 hours, down from the 340 confirmed cases on Saturday.

There were 23 new deaths. This is the same number as the previous day.

Figures from Sunday bring the number of lab-confirmed cases of the virus to 22,957, which includes 1,904 deaths and 17,638 recoveries.

The number of cases has held steady above 300 since last weekend.

According to the latest figures, there were seven additional outbreaks of COVID-19 reported in long-term care homes, bringing the total number of outbreaks to 276. The majority of deaths in the province are residents of long-term care facilities.

More than 1,300 deaths are in people 80 and over.