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Ontario health units report 435 more COVID-19 cases, 47 deaths; Toronto to reopen soccer fields and skateboard parks; Health officials recommend masks when physical distancing isn’t possible

Ontario health units report 435 more COVID-19 cases, 47 deaths; Toronto to reopen soccer fields and skateboard parks; Health officials recommend masks when physical distancing isn’t possible

The latest novel coronavirus news from Canada and around the world Wednesday (this file will be updated throughout the day). Web links to longer stories if available.5:41 p.m. Ontario’s regional health units are now reporting more than 25,000 COVID-19 cases following a second consecutive day of case totals that suggest a recent declining trend may… Read More »

Ontario has hit peak of COVID-19 cases, computer modelling suggests

Ontario has hit peak of COVID-19 cases, computer modelling suggests

By Rob FergusonQueen's Park BureauRobert BenzieQueen's Park Bureau ChiefMon., April 20, 2020timer3 min. readArmed with new data suggesting Ontario has hit its COVID-19 peak with fewer cases than feared, Premier Doug Ford is developing a “framework” for slowly reopening the economy.The province is on track to have fewer than 20,000 cases in this first wave… Read More »

Ontario may have missed a third or more COVID-19 cases as testing backlog has grown, Star analysis finds

Ontario may have missed a third or more COVID-19 cases as testing backlog has grown, Star analysis finds

By Ed TubbToronto StarKenyon WallaceInvestigative ReporterFri., March 27, 2020timer6 min. readAccording to the official count, the COVID-19 outbreak is growing rapidly in Ontario. But even as the number of confirmed patients has gone up sharply this week, a Star analysis has found the outbreak may be one-third larger, or more, than has been officially reported.As… Read More »