The number of new COVID-19 cases added to the province-wide case count remained below 200 for the fourth day in a row, continuing a downward slide nearly two weeks in duration.
Public Health Ontario confirmed another 190 cases were added to the province-wide tally on Wednesday, along with 353 more people who have recovered. Health officials also confirmed another 12 deaths as a result of COVID-19.
Wednesday’s additions continue a downward trend on Ontario’s epidemic curve, a slide that has continued since late May. The decrease in new cases and the increase in recoveries are some of the indicators provincial officials look at when considering lifting further restrictions.
Despite the improving numbers, Queen’s Park extended Ontario’s state of emergency further, to June 30.