The province just broke its own single-day COVID-19 case record, with 4,456 people testing positive on Sunday, April 11 — the highest number of new cases in a day in Ontario since the pandemic began.
Ontario is reporting 4,456 cases of #COVID19 and nearly 56,400 tests completed. Locally, there are 1,353 new cases… https://t.co/dS9eFiDfgU— Christine Elliott (@Christine Elliott)1618150554.0
According to government data, the previous record was 4,249 from January 8, 2021, followed by 4,227 cases on Friday, April 9. The seven-day average is also at an all-time high, sitting at 3,573 cases.
Toronto recorded 1,353 new cases on Sunday, just 29 cases below its single-day record of 1,382 (also from January 8).
Ontario reported 56,378 newly completed COVID-19 tests on Sunday, putting test positivity at 7.7 percent, up from 6.5 percent on Saturday, April 10.