On Friday, Ontario health officials reported 732 cases of COVID-19 province-wide, a new all-time high.
Friday’s update included 323 new cases in Toronto, along with 141 in Ottawa and 111 in Peel Region, the top three hot spots in the province. There were two deaths reported in Ontario over the last 24 hours and 428 people across the province who have recovered since Thursday’s update.
Ontario Health Minister Christine Elliott points out the update contains numbers that should have been reported in the Spring and Summer. There were 74 deaths that were not previously reported. This revelation comes following a review of Toronto Public Health data.
Due to a data review at @TOPublicHealth, a number of cases and deaths that occurred in the spring or summer are being reported today. Today’s numbers will be available at 10:30 a.m. at https://t.co/ypmgZbVRvn— Christine Elliott (@celliottability) October 2, 2020
Over 40,000 tests were run with over 90,500 waiting to be processed.