Ontario reports 615 new cases, and five new deaths

The Canadian Press

TORONTO – Ontario is reporting 615 new cases of COVID-19 today, and five new deaths due to the virus.
Health Minister Christine Elliott says 289 cases are in Toronto, 88 in Peel Region and 81 in Ottawa.
Elliott says 58 per cent of today’s cases are in people under the age of 40.
The province says it has a backlog of 68,006 tests, and has conducted 38,196 tests since the last daily report.
It also reported 56 new COVID-19 cases related to schools, including at least 31 among students.
Those bring the number of schools with a reported case to 335 out of Ontario’s 4,828 publicly funded schools.
The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Oct. 5
There are 166,160 confirmed cases in Canada.
– Quebec: 78,459 confirmed (including 5,878 deaths, 65,304 resolved)
– Ontario: 54,199 confirmed (including 2,975 deaths, 45,819 resolved)
– Alberta: 18,357 confirmed (including 272 deaths, 16,527 resolved)
– British Columbia: 9,381 confirmed (including 238 deaths, 7,813 resolved)
– Manitoba: 2,140 confirmed (including 23 deaths, 1,421 resolved)
– Saskatchewan: 1,959 confirmed (including 24 deaths, 1,782 resolved)
– Nova Scotia: 1,089 confirmed (including 65 deaths, 1,021 resolved)
– Newfoundland and Labrador: 276 confirmed (including 4 deaths, 269 resolved)
– New Brunswick: 201 confirmed (including 2 deaths, 193 resolved)
– Prince Edward Island: 59 confirmed (including 57 resolved)
– Yukon: 15 confirmed (including 15 resolved)
– Repatriated Canadians: 13 confirmed (including 13 resolved)
– Nunavut: No confirmed cases, 7 presumptive
– Northwest Territories: 5 confirmed (including 5 resolved)
– Total: 166,160 (7 presumptive, 166,153 confirmed including 9,481 deaths, 140,239 resolved)