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Ontario records dip in new COVID-19 cases, two new deaths

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A man demonstrates how to put on a face mask and other protective clothing during a tour of a COVID-19 evaluation clinic in Montreal, Tuesday, March 10, 2020. (Graham Hughes/The Canadian Press)

TORONTO — Ontario health officials are reporting a dip in the number of new COVID-19 cases.

Officials confirmed an additional 112 new cases of the novel coronavirus on Tuesday, which is a significant decrease from the 154 new infections reported on Monday.

The province also recorded two new COVID-19-realted deaths, a slight increase from the zero deaths reported on Monday.

Since late March, Ontario has recorded multiple deaths related to the novel coronavirus each day. During the peak period, the province saw dozens of deaths per day.

The recent infections bring Ontario’s total number of lab-confirmed cases of the disease to 36,060, including 2,691 deaths and 31,603 recoveries.

CTV News

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