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Ontario reported 460 new cases of the novel coronavirus Sunday morning, bringing the total number of cases in the province to 25,500.

It’s the highest single-day increase in cases since May 8.

Twenty-five new deaths were also announced, bringing the total fatalities attributed to the virus in the province to 2,073.

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Nearly 19,500 cases are considered resolved, which makes up 76.4 per cent of all confirmed cases.

Just under 11,400 additional tests have been conducted — again below the province’s testing capacity of 21,000 tests per day — bringing the total number completed in the province to 611,369. Around 3,200 cases are under investigation.

Sunday’s report marks a 1.8 per cent increase in cumulative cases — that figure has mostly hovered between 1.5 and 1.9 over the past two weeks.

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The reported number of hospitalized patients with COVID-19 is 878 (down by 34), with 148 in intensive care (up by one) and 104 on a ventilator (down by 15).

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The newly-reported numbers are valid as of 2 p.m.



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