It's the highest number of cases ever recorded in a single day in Ontario.
Health care workers test people for COVID-19 during a drive-through session at the First Nations Community Health Source in May.
There have been 13 new COVID-19 related deaths, for a total of 384 deaths in British Columbia since the beginning of the pandemic.
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The update marked the deadliest day in B.C. since the pandemic began.
Peel Region reported 517 new cases which was down from the previous day's 572. That total includes 294 people who are hospitalized, 64 of whom are in intensive care. The ones at Hamlets at Westsyde, Peace Portal Seniors Village and Village by the Station are over.
Four new cases of COVID-19 were reported in Kingston, Frontenac and Lennox and Addington Public Health.
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In a news release, IH says there have been 22 new cases of the virus in the past two weeks.
There were an additional 189 cases in York Region, which had recorded 111 cases Thursday.
Provincial health officials deemed 1,451 more cases to be resolved as of Friday, bringing the total number of recovered patients in Ontario to 94,366. "By paying attention to the places we go and the people we see, we can help contact tracers contain the further spread if that does occur", she said.More news: Hands on: Smith comes to grips with style for India series