News Ontario adds nearly 200 new cases of COVID-19 SHARE ON: Casey Kenny, staff Friday, Jul. 24th, 2020 (Supplied by Pixabay) Ontario is reporting nearly 200 new cases of COVID-19. Deputy Premier and Minister of Health Christine Elliott tweed Friday morning that the province added 195 cases over the last day. She says 128 of the cases, or 66 percent, are in those under 40 years old. Locally, 26 of 34 PHUs are reporting five or fewer cases, with 15 of them reporting no new cases. There are 27 new cases in Ottawa and 57 new cases in Windsor-Essex. Ontario processed nearly 29,000 tests over the last day. After seeing an uptick in hospitalizations on Thursday, the number of patients in hospital has decreased to 141 as of Friday.