Ontario reported a record 1,575 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday and case counts increased in the province each day by an average of almost six per cent in the previous three days.
Health Minister Christine Elliott says there are 508 new cases in Toronto, 392 in Peel and 170 in York Region.
The province says it has conducted 44,837 tests since the last daily report.
There are at least 500 people being treated in Ontario hospitals for COVID-19, with at least 125 of those patients in the intensive care unit (ICU).
She says while Ontario and Quebec saw lower increases, those provinces continue to have the highest numbers of people in hospital.
Other public health units that reported more than 10 cases of COVID 19 include Ottawa (51), Durham Region (45), Simcoe-Muskoka (35), Windsor (14), Hamilton (35), Niagara Region (19), Halton Region (46), Region of Waterloo (67) and Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph (14).
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"I think it's encouraging to see that we can have a good day, but it's going to take several good days", Dube told reporters during a Sunday morning news conference in Montreal. With a number of hospitals not reporting data over the weekend, as often happens, the true number of hospitalizations may be higher.
"We are starting to see that take off - that accelerated, and nearly approaching exponential growth, of deaths within long-term care homes again", Stall said.
According to the provincial government, 63 of the new cases are student-related, 14 are staff-related, and 29 are unidentified, making it a total of 106 new cases in 24 hours. For the orange grouping, weekly infection rates are set between 25 and 39 cases per 100,000 people and a test-positivity rate of 1.3 to 2.4 per cent.
He said on Friday that recent COVID-19 projections show the province is "staring down the barrel of another lockdown".
The premier's director of media relations clarified Monday that this message is not directed to all Ontarians - it's intended for those living in regions in the "red-control" level of the province's public health measures framework.
The changes will come into effect on Monday at 12:01 A.M., with the exception of Toronto, which moves into the red category on Saturday.