New COVID-19 cases in Ontario remain below 300 for a sixth straight day

The number of tests completed for COVID-19 continues to remain high

The province reported 266 new cases of COVID-19 and nine more deaths on Saturday.

While this is the highest number of new cases in the last week, the tally stayed below 300 for a sixth straight day.

There are 31,992 lab-confirmed cases of the virus in Ontario, of which 26,538 are now resolved. The number of deaths from COVID-19 in the province is 2,507.

Testing for COVID-19 in Ontario continues to remain high with 27,456 tests completed since yesterday, the third straight day in which more than 20,000 tests were conducted in the province. Compare that to the Victoria Day weekend when Ontario turned around a paltry 6,000 tests.

The number of people being treated in Ontario hospital’s for COVID-19 is 489, the lowest figure in several months. Of those, 110 patients are in Intensive Care Units, which is the fewest amount since April 29.