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Ontario/Canadian-Media: Ontario reported another single-day highest record of 1,855 new cases of COVID-19 Nov 27 despite Ontario being locked down since the beginning of this week, media reports said.
This has pushed the seven-day average of daily cases to 1,489, the highest since the first confirmed infection was reported in Ontario in late January.
The alarming surge seen Nov 27 is despite more than 58,000 tests processed by the labs, another single-day highest record with a high margin as against 47,576 specimens processed in 24 hours
The new cases on Nov 27 include 517 in Peel Region, 494 in Toronto, 189 in York Region, and 130 in Halton Region.
According to the worst-case scenario revealed in the updated new modeling projections, released by Ontario government during a news conference on Nov 26, Ontario could see more than 9,000 new cases of COVID-19 per day by the end of the year.
Most of the new cases of COVID-19 reported on Nov 27 are seen in people under the age of 80. 686 Covid 19 cases were seen in people between the ages of 20 and 39, at least 564 in people between the ages of 40 and 59, and 249 in people between the ages of 60 and 79. There were 278 cases in people under the age of 19.