Ontario sets record for most COVID-19 cases in a single day; 70 new cases in Ottawa

OTTAWA — On the day Ontario set a record for highest number of new cases of COVID-19, 70 more Ottawa residents tested positive for COVID-19.

Public Health Ontario reported 70 new cases of COVID-19 in Ottawa on Thursday.

Across Ontario, there are 2,432 new cases of COVID-19. It’s the third straight day Ontario has logged more than 2,000 cases of novel coronavirus.

Public Health Ontario announced 737 new cases of COVID-19 in Toronto, 434 in Peel Region and 209 in York Region.

Ottawa Public Health will provide a full snapshot of the COVID-19 situation in Ottawa at approximately 12:30 p.m.


Here is a look at the COVID-19 situation across the region:

  • Eastern Ontario Health Unit: 19 cases
  • Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington Public Health: 16 cases
  • Leeds, Grenville & Lanark District Health Unit: 6 cases
  • Renfrew County and District Health Unit: 0 new cases

This is a developing story. CTV News Ottawa will have the latest as it becomes available. 

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