TORONTO — Ontario reported 132 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, with the bulk of the new diagnoses concentrated in the Greater Toronto Area.
Health Minister Christine Elliott tweeted that the city itself recorded 31 new cases, with neighbouring Peel Region reporting 45.
Elliott said 22 new cases were identified in Ottawa, but all other health regions in the province recorded five or fewer new cases in the past 24 hours.
She said 18 of the province's 34 public health units had not documented any new cases at all.
The province did not report any new deaths associated with the virus.
Elliott said Ontario completed more than 26,000 COVID-19 tests over the past day.
The province is now reporting a total of 42,686 confirmed cases of the virus, while the death toll stands at 2,812.
This report by The Canadian Press was first published Sept. 3, 2020.
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