New COVID-19 cases in Ontario on Saturday above 100 for a second day in a row

People hospitalized with the virus continues to drop

Ontario reported another 124 cases of COVID-19 on Saturday, down from the 134 infections reported a day earlier.

More than 33,000 tests were processed in the past 24 hours. Province-wide, 28 of the 34 public health units reported five or fewer new cases, 16 of them reported no new cases at all.

There were two more deaths from the virus in Ontario which brings the total to 2,777. Since the pandemic began earlier this year, the province has record 39,333 cases of COVID-19. There are 1,319 cases considered to be active.

Individuals under the age of 40 accounted for just over 50 per cent of the new infections.

There are fewer people in hospital with the virus, with just 73 patients, and of those, 27 are in intensive care and 12 are on ventilators.