Coronavirus: Ontario Premier Doug Ford, public health officials provide COVID-19 update | LIVE

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Ontario Premier Doug Ford will be joined by Christine Elliott, Deputy Premier and Minister of Health, Merrilee Fullterton, Minister of Long-Term Care, and Dr. David Williams, Chief Medical Officer of Health, to make an announcement. Ontario reported 1,417 new cases of coronavirus on Wednesday, bringing the provincial total to 98,162. Wednesday’s case count is an increase from Tuesday which saw 1,249 new infections. On Monday, 1,487 cases were reported. This is the 13th consecutive day that daily case counts have been above 1,000. The seven-day average is now at 1,422 which is up from last Wednesday’s at 1,217, showing a sharp growth in cases. For more info, please go to https://globalnews.ca/news/7467328/ontario-government-school-winter-break-coronavirus/ Subscribe to Global News Channel HERE: http://bit.ly/20fcXDc Like Global News on Facebook HERE: http://bit.ly/255GMJQ Follow Global News on Twitter HERE: http://bit.ly/1Toz8mt Follow Global News on Instagram HERE: https://bit.ly/2QZaZIB #coronavirus #COVID19 #Ontario #GlobalNews

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