Ontario records 148 new COVID-19 cases, nearly half are in Peel Region

TORONTO — Ontario is seeing another daily COVID-19 case count surpass 100 and nearly half of the new infections are in one region.

On Friday, provincial health officials logged 148 new patients infected with the novel coronavirus.

Of those patients, 72 are in Peel Region, 41 are in Toronto and 13 are in Ottawa.

Ontario’s daily case count has hovered above the 100 mark for majority of the past two weeks. The last time the province dipped into double digits was on Aug. 26 and before that it was on Aug. 20.

The new patients logged on Friday bring Ontario’s total case count to 42,834, including deaths and recoveries.

CTV News

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