Public Health Ontario reported 732 cases of COVID-19 on Friday

Review of Spring/Summer data revealed 74 deaths in Toronto not previously reported

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.

Over 40,000 tests were run with over 90,500 waiting to be processed.