June 29: Ontario Reports 257 New COVID-19 Cases; Many Agri-food Workers Test Positive

Ontario reported 257 new cases of COVID-19 and seven new deaths related to the virus.

The total number of cases now stands at 34,911, which includes 30,196 cases marked as resolved and 2,665 deaths.

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Credit: Ontario.ca

The Ministry of Health says it was able to complete more than 27,000 tests for the novel coronavirus yesterday.

Meanwhile, over 180 agri-food workers in Windsor-Essex tested positive for COVID-19 over the weekend.

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Credit: Ontario.ca

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The results come as the government and local health units ramp up testing of the farm workers.

The chief medical officer of health for Windsor-Essex Health says he has asked for additional resources from the province to address the increased cases.

 
   

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