It’s close to a record high number of new COVID-19 cases in Ontario.
The province reported 2,290 new cases of the virus on Friday.
It comes as a record high 68,200 tests were completed over the last day.
Seventy-three per cent of the new cases are in the hot spots around the GTHA and in Windsor-Essex.
The death toll in Ontario is now at 4,098 after another 40 people died.