The numbers are out. Ontario is reporting over 930 new COVID-19 cases on Friday, the highest increase since the pandemic hit. \nAccording to Minister of Health Christine Elliott, 336 of these new cases are in Toronto, along with 150 in Peel and 126 in Ottawa. There were over 44,900 tests administered, according to the Minister of Health. \nEditor's Choice: Canada Has Now Opened Border Applications For People Who Want To Come Here To See Family\n\n\n939\n\n\nNew COVID-19 cases in Ontario on Friday\n\n\n\nCase counts in the province have been on a steady but alarming incline since the second wave was declared. \nOntario keeps breaking its own records for new infections. The previous one was set on Thursday at 797 across the province.\nThe positivity rate for COVID-19 tests today is about 2%. \n\n\n\n\n\n\n\nProjections have been showing that the province could be getting over 1,000 new cases per day by mid-October.\n\n\n\n\n\n\n\nAccording to CBC, the premier has scheduled an emergency cabinet meeting in the wake of today's numbers.