Toronto Just Beat Its Record Again With Over 800 New Cases Today
The city's 28-day lockdown is set to end in five days.
As Ontario reports its second day of over 2,000 new infections,today are the highest yet.
Health Minister Christine Elliott tweeted the province's numbers Wednesday morning. Of Ontario's 2,139 new cases, 850 of them are in Toronto.*
The news comes just five days before Toronto and Peel's 28-day lockdowns are scheduled to end.
The lockdown came into effect on Monday, November 23, and is set to expire on December 21.
It's unclear whether the measures will be extended. However, Mayor John Tory has expressed his support for
On Tuesday, Ontariowith 2,275 cases and an additional 20 deaths.
To date, the province has recorded 144,396 novel coronavirus infections.
*This article has been updated.