Ontario's daily report of new COVID-19 cases in the province is up slightly over the past two days with 134 new cases reported today.
For the past two days, Ontario has reported a record low number of new cases with 76 cases reported July 29 and 89 reported on July 30.
Today's new cases include 60 people between the ages of 20 and 39 years old, 32 people aged 19 and under, and 27 people between the ages of 40 and 59 years old. There have also been 13 more cases reported in health care workers employed at long-term care facilities in the province.
Windsor-Essex County, which is the only area in the province still in Stage 2 of the Ontario reopening plan, reported 24 new cases for today's update. Toronto reported 19 new cases, Peel reported 20 cases, and Ottawa reported 26 cases.
Sixteen of the province's health units reported zero new cases according to the Ontario epidemiological summary, which uses information collected as of 4:30 p.m. yesterday.
Public Health Ontario has reported three deaths today, all individuals over the age of 80 years old.
The province has now reported 2,775 deaths related to COVID-19. To-date, there have been 39,209 lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ontario and 35,074 are now listed as recovered.
There are 1,360 remaining active cases in the province, including 78 people who are hospitalized. There are 29 patients in intensive care with COVID-19 and 15 patients on ventilators.
In Northern Ontario there are 27 known active cases.
The breakdown for the health units is:
• Algoma Public Health - 27 cases, rate of 23.6 per 100,000 population. There are no known active cases. The last confirmed case was reported July 17.
• North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit - 35 cases, rate of 27 per 100,000 population. The health unit has reported 37 cases. There are no known active cases.
• Porcupine Health Unit - 70, rate of 83.9 per 100,000 population. There is one known active case. The last confirmed case was reported July 22.
• Public Health Sudbury and Districts - 88 cases, rate of 83.9 per 100,000 population. The health unit has reported 89 cases. There are 21 known active cases. The last case was confirmed July 29.
• Timiskaming Health Unit - 19 cases, rate of 58.1 per 100,000. There is one known active case. The last case was confirmed July 25.
• Northwestern Health Unit - 44 cases, rate of 50.2 per 100,000. There are two known active cases. The last test was reported July 24.
• Thunder Bay District Health Unit - 95 cases, rate of 63.4 per 100,000. There are two known active cases. The last positive test was reported July 27.
The Ontario rate of infection per 100,000 population is 263.8.