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Ontario reports 99 new COVID-19 cases, with 83 new cases resolved

TORONTO - Ontario is reporting 99 new cases of COVID-19.

The province also reported 83 more resolved cases of the virus today.

The total number of cases now stands at 40,745, which includes 2,789 deaths and 37,036 cases marked as resolved.

Health Minister Christine Elliott said 31 of Ontario's 34 public health regions reported five or fewer cases.

COVID across Canada

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 4:00 a.m. on Aug. 17, 2020:

There are 122,087 confirmed cases in Canada.

- Quebec: 61,151 confirmed (including 5,720 deaths, 53,847 resolved)

- Ontario: 40,646 confirmed (including 2,789 deaths, 36,953 resolved)

- Alberta: 12,053 confirmed (including 221 deaths, 10,796 resolved)

CFL cancels 2020 season during pandemic, ends 100-plus year run for Grey Cup

The CFL has cancelled its 2020 season because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

It marks the first year the Grey Cup won't be presented since 1919.

The league announced the move Monday, dashing hopes of a shortened season in the hub city of Winnipeg.

The move comes after the CFL couldn't solve a number of issues in an effort to try to salvage a season.

Ontario records 78 new cases, Toronto not included

TORONTO - Ontario is reporting 78 new cases of COVID-19 today and no new deaths from the novel coronavirus, but Health Minister Christine Elliott says today's numbers do not include data from Toronto Public Health.

Elliott also says hospitalizations due to the virus declined over the previous 24 hours, while the number of patients in intensive care and on ventilators remained stable.

Ontario records 33 new COVID cases, removes duplicates

TORONTO - Ontario is reporting 33 new cases of COVID-19 today - the lowest daily case count in months - but the province's health minister attributes part of the drop to “routine data clean-up.”

Christine Elliott says Toronto Public Health removed 21 cases, including some duplicates, from its total.

She says an additional 75 cases have been resolved.