TORONTO — Ontario is reporting 1,396 new cases of COVID-19 today, with 17 deaths related to the virus.

The new case total is a decrease from yesterday’s record daily high of 1,575.

Health Minister Christine Elliott says there are 440 new cases in Toronto, 440 in Peel and 155 in York Region.

Toronto is set to move to Ontario’s red zone of tiered restrictions tomorrow while imposing measures of its own that will extend certain restrictions that have been in place.

Elliott also says there are 1,018 more resolved cases and 40,509 tests completed.

There are 452 people in hospital due to COVID-19, 106 in intensive care, and 67 on ventilators.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Nov. 13, 2020.

The Canadian Press

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