The provincial government is reporting 269 new cases of COVID-19 in Peel Region today (Nov. 5), and an increase of almost 1,000 cases across Ontario.
These latest figures are a result of nearly 35,800 tests completed since the last daily update, an increase of 7,200 from the previous report.
The total number of new cases in Ontario stands at 998 with 13 more deaths related to the virus.
Health Minister Christine Elliott says there are 350 new cases in Toronto and 71 in York Region.
Elliot says 948 cases were reported as resolved since the last daily report.
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Ontario is reporting 381 patients in hospital due to COVID-19, 86 in intensive care, and 48 on a ventilator.
The Province says there were 68 new cases in publicly funded schools – 37 of those were among students, seven in staff, and 24 unspecified.
– with files from The Canadian Press