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The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada

Last Updated Oct 27, 2020 at 9:30 am MST

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (all times Eastern):

11:15 a.m.

Ontario is reporting 827 new cases of COVID-19 today, and four new deaths due to the virus.

Health Minister Christine Elliott says 355 cases are in Toronto, 169 in Peel Region, 89 in York Region and 58 in Ottawa.

The province has conducted 23,945 tests since the last daily report, with an additional 22,636 being processed.

In total, 312 people are hospitalized in Ontario due to COVID-19, including 75 in intensive care.

11:10 a.m.

Quebec is reporting 963 new cases of COVID-19 and 19 more deaths linked to the novel coronavirus.

The Health Department said today four of the deaths were reported in the past 24 hours, 14 date back to last week and one death was from an unknown date.

The number of patients in hospital declined by 16 to 527 while the number of intensive-care patients dropped by two to 91.

Quebec has reported a total of 101,885 COVID-19 cases and 6,172 deaths linked to the virus since the beginning of the pandemic.

10:55 a.m.

Nova Scotia is reporting one new case of COVID-19.

Health officials say the case is in the central health zone, which includes Halifax, and is related to travel outside the Atlantic region.

The province has six active cases of novel coronavirus.

In total, Nova Scotia has confirmed 1,102 cases, while 1,031 cases have been resolved and there have been 65 deaths.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Oct. 27, 2020.

The Canadian Press