News Ontario adds 256 new COVID-19 cases SHARE ON: Casey Kenny, staff Friday, Jun. 25th, 2021 (Supplied by Pixabay) Ontario is reporting 256 new COVID-19 cases. It’s the fifth day in a row the province has reported fewer than 300 new cases. Another two people have died while the recovery rate is steady at 98 per cent. Over 246,000 vaccines were given over the last day, setting a new record, with over 26,000 tests done. Test positivity is at 1.3 per cent.