Ontario reports 1,426 new COVID-19 cases today, and 15 new deaths from the virus

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Ontario is reporting 1,426 new cases of COVID-19 today, marking a new daily record. 

Health Minister Christine Elliott says there are 468 new cases in Peel Region, 384 in Toronto, and 180 in York Region.

Elliott says there are also 63 new cases in Durham and 62 in Hamilton.

Ontario also reported 15 new deaths due to the virus.

The province says it has conducted 36,707 tests since the last daily report.

It also reported 198 new COVID-19 cases related to schools, including at least 116 among students. 

Those bring the number of schools with a reported case to 654 out of Ontario's 4,828 publicly funded schools.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Nov. 11, 2020.

The Canadian Press