On Saturday, the province reported record-high numbers, with 2,090 people testing positive for the virus in the previous two days.
She implored people to stay in their houses, but also asked the province to compel this with a pan-Ontario stay-at-home order.
There have been 23 COVID-19 related deaths in the past four days, averaging about six people per day.
Ontario labs processed more than 37,500 tests in the past 24 hours, and another 29,173 tests are under investigation.
Of the active cases, 318 individuals are now hospitalized with COVID-19, 96 of whom are in intensive care.
According to provincial data, there are now 2,342 cases of a variant of concern (VOC) in Ontario, with the B.1.1.7 variant comprising 2,165 of the total VOC cases.
There are now 1,161 people hospitalized in the province due to COVID-19 with 510 in the ICU.
Army Chief Denies Claim Jordan's Prince Hamza is Under Arrest
Two people familiar with the situation told Reuters security forces had arrived at his small palace and begun an investigation. Arrests of top officials and royal family members are rare in Jordan , seen as one of the Arab world's most stable countries.
There are now 1,852 known active cases of COVID-19 in Ottawa, just one of several record-breaking highs reached during this third wave, which features more risky coronavirus variants.
Where are the new COVID-19 cases?
Dr. Bonnie Henry, B.C.'s provincial health officer, and Adrian Dix, Minister of Health, today (April 5) issued the following joint statement regarding updates on the COVID-19 response in British Columbia.
Meanwhile, 128 new cases were reported in Hamilton, 132 in Niagara and 165 in Ottawa.
The province announced Sunday that non-essential businesses and many cultural venues must close, schools will move to virtual learning and the overnight curfew will be advanced to 8 p.m. from 9:30 p.m. starting Monday evening in five parts of the Chaudiere-Appalaches region. Of the vaccines that are now being administered across the province, two doses are needed up to four months apart for full immunization. At least 76,199 shots were administered in the last 24 hours.
The number of patients fighting the disease in hospitals continues to creep upwards as the province is in its first week of a month-long shutdown to curb rising cases and hospitalizations. The number of cases for any city or region may differ slightly from what is reported by the province, because local units report figures at different times.