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Canada Ontario confirms 209 new coronavirus cases in biggest single-day spike yet, 2 deaths also reported

18:46  29 march  2020
18:46  29 march  2020 Source:   globalnews.ca

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  Ontario confirms 45 new coronavirus cases, province at 402 active Ontario health officials announced 45 new cases of coronavirus, and one more resolved cased, bringing the total number of active cases in the province to 402. There has also been six cases resolved and three deaths, a 77-year-old man from Barrie, another man in his 70s in Barrie and a 51-year-old man from Halton Region.READ MORE: Coronavirus: Police lay out consequences if Ontario emergency orders aren’t followed Only 16 of the new cases have information, with the rest listed as pending. A man in his 40s, who travelled to England and is from the Simcoe Muskoka area is currently hospitalized.

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Thousands of new coronavirus cases are being identified across the United States each day , including in large clusters in the New York City area The growth in cases of unknown origin has signaled to public health officials that Americans are being exposed to the virus at work, at shopping

a group of people riding on the back of a bicycle: A woman and child wearing masks and full face shields pass a taped off play structure in Toronto on Thursday March 26, 2020. © THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn A woman and child wearing masks and full face shields pass a taped off play structure in Toronto on Thursday March 26, 2020.

Ontario reported 209 new cases of novel coronavirus on Sunday morning, marking the biggest single-day increase in cases since the pandemic began.

The total number of active cases in the province stands at 1,326.

The death toll, meanwhile, also rose by two, to 21.

READ MORE: Ontario government bans gatherings of more than 5 people in bid to stop coronavirus spread

Two of those deaths are awaiting confirmation from a lab that they were, in fact, a result of the virus.

Meanwhile, the Ford government announced a ban on gatherings of more than five people on Saturday in a bid to curb the spread of the virus.

On Saturday, 151 new cases of coronavirus were reported, while the death toll rose by one.

More to come. 

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