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Ontario reports 805 new cases of COVID-19

Ontario reports 805 new cases of COVID-19”

The provincial government has added 100 new contact tracers to bolster their COVID-19 response and plans to hire 500 more by the middle of November.

Canada also recorded 9,746 deaths related to the virus.

Meanwhile, another staff member at the Garry J. Armstrong long-term care home operated by the city has tested positive, said manager Donna Gray in a memo to city council.

Manitoba reported 85 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday, for a total of 3,258, with 1,572 considered recovered and 38 deaths.

York Region joins Toronto, Peel Region, and Ottawa for the next 28 days effective Monday morning.

Another day with more than 700 new COVID-19 cases across the province.

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The new ban on all but essential visitors and caregivers is in effect in York Region, which is facing an upward trend in COVID-19 cases.

Toronto, Peel Region and Ottawa were placed under similar restrictions amid rising cases a week ago.

Those restrictions include closing gyms, ending indoor dining, and closing casinos and cinemas.

The COVID-19 coronavirus remains active in the Brant County area, but on a much more limited basis than elsewhere in Ontario.

Ontario health officials projected that the province could see 1,000 daily cases by mid-October. "The health and well-being of Ontarians is and will remain our top priority". "Thanks to the absolute pros tracking down the data, we are reaching cases and contacts faster, with 30 public health units reaching 90 per cent of cases within 24 hours. I am proud to say that the Prime Minister, my fellow premiers, mayors and CEOs from some of Canada's largest institutions are stepping up".

"I especially urge you to avoid these encounters in crowded and closed settings with limited ventilation".



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