Public Health Ontario confirms 361 new cases of COVID-19 as provincial caseload approaches 21,000

260 more recoveries today over yesterday, 56 more deaths

A slight bump in new COVID-19 cases over Monday, with Public Health Ontario announcing 361 new cases since yesterday’s update. On Monday, the province confirmed 308 cases; there were 294 announced on Saturday.

These latest cases bring the provincial caseload to 20,907. Of those, 15,391 people have since recovered, an increase of 260 since yesterday. That represents 73.6 percent of all cases.

Another 56 lives were lost to COVID-19 since yesterday, with 1,725 people deceased to date.

Thus far, the province has run nearly 460,000 tests, while there is a backlog of 10,811. Health officials province-wide ran 11,957 tests the previous day.