Positivity rate dips to 2.3 percent as province reports fewer than 300 new COVID-19 cases

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Ontario's positivity rate has dipped as health officials report fewer than 300 new COVID-19 cases.

Officials are confirming 296 new COVID-19 cases today with 17,162 tests processed in the last 24 hours.

The Ministry of Health confirms the province's positivity rate now stands at 2.3 percent, a decline from yesterday's 2.8.

Today's overall COVID-19 case number is the lowest the province has reported since September 17th when 293 cases were reported.

The latest update also includes 13 more deaths linked to COVID-19.