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Province reports 1,824 new COVID cases today

About 64% of the new cases are from the GTA; There are 14 more deaths related to the coronavirus reported over the past 24 hours
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Public Health Ontario has confirmed 1,824 new cases of COVID-19 today, which is 101 more than yesterday. There were 1,723 cases reported on Tuesday.

Of today's new cases, most are confined to the Greater Toronto Area. There are 592 new cases confirmed in Peel Region, 396 cases in Toronto, and 187 in York Region. That represents 1,175 — or 64 per cent — of the new lab-confirmed cases reported over the past 24 hours.

Due to a data-processing error, the number of new cases for Middlesex-London Health Unit in today's report (127 cases) represents cases reported over the previous three days.

The agency also reported 14 more deaths related to the coronavirus over the past 24 hours. Yesterday, 35 deaths were reported.

More than 1,541 cases have been resolved since yesterday. 

Over the past 24 hours, 52,900 tests were completed.

Since the start of the pandemic, public health labs in Ontario have processed more than 6.4 million COVID tests.

Throughout Ontario, there are 666 people currently hospitalized with the coronavirus.

Since Ontario began reporting COVID-19 cases, there have been 121,746 reported cases in Ontario, 103,239 recoveries and 3,712 deaths.

The Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit has reported a total of 2,178 COVID cases, with 2,080 of those in Simcoe County. There are 1,864 cases listed as recovered in the region. Thirteen people are currently hospitalized. All are Simcoe County residents. The health unit has confirmed 52 deaths since March.

The incidence rate for Simcoe County is 394 cases per 100,000 people.

Case breakdown from Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit by municipality for Simcoe County as of Dec. 2

Municipality Total cases** Recoveries Deaths In Hospital Last case reported Incidence rate*
Barrie  668 545 15 8 Dec. 2 447
Bradford W-G  372 323 12 1 Dec. 2 866
New Tecumseth  364 321 12 2 Dec. 2 878
Innisfil 194 173 1 1 Dec. 2 476
Orillia 37 30 3   Dec. 1 111
Collingwood 32 24     Dec. 2 133
Wasaga Beach 39 32 1   Dec. 1 170
Clearview 38 34 1   Dec. 2 257
Springwater 43 34 1   Nov. 30 205
Midland 16 16     Nov. 19 89
Oro-Medonte 33 21 2   Dec. 2 142
Adjala-Tosorontio 38 36     Nov. 27 326
Essa 106 92 1   Dec. 2 443
Ramara 19 18     Dec. 1 183
Tiny 18 18     Nov. 23 137
Tay 28 24 1   Nov. 30 253
Penetanguishene 20 18 1   Dec. 2 206
Severn 15 13     Dec. 1 100
Georgian Bay 9 9     Nov. 24 319

*Incidence rate is number of cases per 100,000 people in the local population.

**Total cases includes the number of cases currently recovering at home as well as any that have recovered, died, or are in hospital