Ontario reports 260 more COVID-19 cases; provincial total at 1,966

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TORONTO — Ontario is reporting 260 more COVID-19 cases today, for a total of nearly 2,000 in the province.

It’s an increase of 15 per cent over Monday.

The 1,966 cases Ontario has seen includes 33 deaths and 534 that are resolved.

The number of people awaiting test results continues to drop — to 4,280 today — as Ontario adds more testing capacity and clears a backlog that was once nearly 11,000.

About 11 per cent of people confirmed to have COVID-19 in Ontario have been hospitalized.

Ontario’s associate chief medical officer of health said that as of Monday afternoon, 100 people in intensive care units were confirmed to have COVID-19 and 61 of them were on ventilators.

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