The triple digit factor is at play as the province reported 115 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday. The number of new infections has been above 100 since last Thursday.
The province reported no new deaths. The death toll in Ontario from the virus is 2,797. There are 1,010 active cases of COVID-19 and 37,59 total recoveries. The number of ICU and vented patients continued to decline.
There were 23,300 tests processed in the past 24 hours, a significant drop from the 28,700 processed on Saturday.
Health Minister Christine Elliot tweeted that 29 of Ontario’s 34 public health units reported five or fewer cases, with 13 of them reporting no new cases.
Today, Ontario is reporting 115 cases of #COVID19, a 0.3% increase as the province processed over 23,300 tests. Locally, 29 of Ontario’s 34 public health units are reporting five or fewer cases, with 13 of them reporting no new cases.— Christine Elliott (@celliottability) August 23, 2020
Of Sunday’s cases, 50 per cent were in people aged 39 or younger.