News Ontario adds 1,095 new COVID-19 cases SHARE ON: Casey Kenny, staff Wednesday, May. 26th, 2021 (Supplied by Pixabay) Ontario is reporting 1,095 new COVID-19 cases. Sixty-three per cent of Wednesday’s cases are in the hot spots around the GTHA. Another 23 people have died with the death toll now at 8,678. The recovery rate is at 95 per cent while test positivity is at 5.3 per cent. Over the past day, there more recoveries than new cases reported. Over 24,000 tests were done over the last 24 hours with over 135,000 vaccines given.