Ontario reported another 401 confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Sunday, bringing the total number of cases above 7,000.

The province said another 21 deaths were related to the virus, leading to a new total of 274.

More than 40 per cent of cases in the province have been marked as resolved.

There are currently 261 COVID-19 patients in intensive care, with the majority of them on ventilators.

Ontario has now tested over 100,000 people for the virus, but the backlog of tests under investigation grew slightly to over 1,600.

Health Minister Christine Elliott has said the province is aiming to test 8,000 people per day by the coming week.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published April 12, 2020

The Canadian Press

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