Ontario reported 102 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday

New cases above 100 for a second straight day

There was slight decrease in COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, with 102 new infections compared to 125 a day earlier.

The 125 new cases on Tuesday was the highest daily infection count in two weeks.

Province-wide today, 30 of the province’s 34 public health units reported five or fewer cases, with 17 of them reporting no new cases.

The government said hospitalizations, ICU admissions and patients on ventilators are largely stable.

More than 25,000 tests were processed in the past 24 hours. The majority of new infections are in people between 20 and 39 years old.

There are 42 people with COVID-19 in the province who are hospitalized. The province said ICU and vented patients remain stable.

There have been 40,927 cases of the virus in Ontario, with 2,792 deaths and 37,215 recoveries.

In Simcoe Muskoka, the health unit reported two new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday. A community-acquired case in a Penetanguishene female under 18 years old. The other case is a Barrie man between 18 and 34 years of age. His case remains under investigation.