Ontario records fewer than 400 cases of COVID-19, for the fifth straight day

COVID-19

Ontario is reporting 329 new cases of COVID-19 today, and 40 more deaths.

That brings the province to a total of 21,236 cases, including 1,765 deaths and 15,845 cases that have been resolved.

The new cases represent an increase of 1.6 per cent over the previous day.

Hospitalizations dropped slightly, along with the numbers of people in intensive care and on ventilators.

There were 15,137 tests completed in the previous day _ with almost 13,400 still under investigation.

The government has pledged to do 16,000 tests per day by now, moving toward 20,000.