The death toll has risen to 1,121 as 39 more deaths were reported.
Meanwhile, 10,825 people have recovered from COVID-19, the disease caused by the virus, which is 65.2 per cent of cases.
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Friday’s report marks a 2.6 per cent increase in cases compared to the day prior.
Earlier this week, the Ontario government released a plan, with a series of stages, for gradually reopening the economy, which Premier Doug Ford called a “roadmap,” not a “calendar,” as it did not include any dates for the phases.
The province has completed 294,054 tests so far for the virus. This is up 16,532 tests from the previous day — the highest number of tests completed in a 24-hour period. The Ontario government said it had a target of 14,000 daily tests by the end of April and 16,000 tests by May 6.
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Ontario has 1,017 patients (up by 18) hospitalized due to COVID-19, with 225 patients in an intensive care unit (down by eight) and 175 patients in ICUs on a ventilator (down by six).