Yikes! Ontario's daily COVID-19 cases just set a new record and almost all of them were reported in the GTA.
Minister of Health Christine Elliot tweeted the new numbers on October 24 and the daily count was almost at 1,000.
Of the 978 cases that have been reported, 710 were from Toronto, Peel, York and Durham. That's 72% of the total!
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new cases of COVID-19 reported on October 24
There were 348 new cases in Toronto, 170 in Peel, 141 in York, 89 in Ottawa and 51 in Durham.
Before this, the previous highest daily case count was 939 reported on October 9.
Elliot also said in her tweet that almost 44,200 tests were completed and another 625 cases are considered resolved.
Ontario now has 69,331 confirmed total cases with 59,424 recoveries.