Ontario is reporting over 2,000 new COVID-19 cases.

The province added 2,362 cases on Friday with seventy-three per cent in the hot spots around the GTHA.

Another 26 people have died with the province’s death toll now at 8,431.

The recovery rate is steady at 92 per cent.

Test positivity is at 6.1 per cent.

Over 44,000 tests were done over the last 24 hours with over 141,000 vaccines given.