Ontario reported 4,301 new cases over the past two days on Saturday, with the province seeing more than 2,000 cases per day for 12 consecutive days.
Health authorities expect more cases of the new variant may be added as analyzes of tests of travelers from the United Kingdom come to light.
The Ottawa Public Health Department has informed the individual who is now in self-isolation.
No new cases have been reported since December 2, with all 56 employees who tested positive having recovered, the health authority said.
Canada banned all flights arriving from Britain from Dec 20 until Jan 6, 2021, in response to concerns about the COVID-19 variant.
The variant contracted by the couple just east of Toronto has also been identified in several other countries, including Denmark, Belgium, Australia and the Netherlands. The projections showed the province could see 300 intensive care unit beds filled within 10 days and possibly as many as 1,500 by mid-January under a worst-case scenario.
That brings the total in Ontario to 3 confirmed cases of the new strain of COVID-19.
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He said the suspect tried to hide his weapons before his arrest, and that he was apprehended without officers firing a shot. The mass shooting takes the number of homicides in Rockford this year to 35, making it the deadliest year on record.
Dr. Barbara Yaffe, Ontario Province's associate chief medical officer said Saturday the United Kingdom variant has been identified in a couple from Durham Region, just east of Toronto, with no known travel history, exposure, or high-risk contacts.
Dr. Barbara Yaffe, Ontario's Associate Chief Medical Officer of Health, issued a reminder about the need for arriving worldwide travelers to maintain quarantine for 14 days.
North York General Health said late Saturday that it was "working intensively" to control a serious outbreak at Tendercare Living Centre in Scarborough, Ont., where 116 residents and 77 staff have the virus.
"Recognizing the potential increased risk that inbound worldwide travelers may pose with this new variant, the province continues to call on the federal government to urgently partner with Ontario to implement testing at Toronto Pearson global Airport", the news release read.
The province also anticipates the two-week lockdown will help to further slow the transmission of COVID-19. This new information had not been provided during prior interviews.
One case was discovered in British Columbia province and the other in Ontario province, according to public health authorities in the two provinces Sunday.