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Nearly 500 new cases of COVID-19 cases in Ontario today

Highest number of new COVID-19 cases in the past 22 weeks
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The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Ontario continues to climb.
Public Health Ontario revealed that as of 10:30 this morning, Sunday September 27, there are 491 new COVID-19 cases in Ontario. That's an increase of 12.8 per cent over yesterday's total.  Saturday's total number of COVID cases was 435, an increase of 6.3 per cent over Friday. Sunday's number is the highest single day numerical increase since April 24th, according to provincial statistics. It is the highest number of new COVID cases in the past 22 weeks. 
This brings the total number of COVID-19 cases in Ontario to 49,831.  It includes two new cases which were reported by Public Health Sudbury and Districts on Friday evening. These new cases bring the total number of confirmed cases in the region covered by Public Health Sudbury to 104. There are currently four known active cases in the PHSD jurisdiction.