As the Ontario government marks processing two million coronavirus tests, officials confirmed 138 new cases across the province.
“Having processed nearly 30,000 tests yesterday, we’ve now processed over [two million] tests since the pandemic started,” Health Minister Christine Elliott said in an update on Twitter Saturday morning.
“Testing will remain a critical part of our plan to defeat this virus.”
As of Saturday morning, the government said 38,543 have contracted COVID-19 to date. It was also reported that another person died since Friday morning, bringing the total number of people dead to 2,759.
In total, 34,240 people have recovered from the virus — an increase of 140 people since Friday.
Of the 97 people in Ontario hospitals Saturday morning, 30 are in intensive care units and 21 people are on ventilators.
More to come.
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