Ontario’s new COVID-19 case count tops 200 again

204 new infections as the province climbed above 200 for the third day in a row

There was a slight dip in new COVID-19 infections reported by the province on Sunday at 204, but still above the 200 mark for a third straight day. Saturday’s tally was 232.

Ontario health officials said 63 of the new cases are in Toronto, 47 in Ottawa and 35 in Peel.

27 public health units reported five or fewer cases, while 16 reported no new cases.

More than 31,000 tests were processed.

The government said 64 per cent of the new cases were in people under the age of 40.

There are 1,848 active cases of COVID-19 in Ontario compared to under 900 in July. A total of 44,504 people in the province have been infected with the virus and just over 89 per cent have recovered.