News Ontario adds 484 new COVID-19 cases over the past two days SHARE ON: Casey Kenny, staff Friday, Jul. 2nd, 2021 (Supplied by Pixabay) Ontario is reporting close to 500 new COVID-19 cases from the past two days. The province added 284 cases on Thursday, which weren’t reported until Friday because of the Canada Day holiday, and 200 on Friday. Twenty-eight new deaths were reported on Thursday and Friday. The recovery rate is at 98 per cent with more recoveries than new cases reported. There was a record increase of over 413,000 vaccines given over the last two days with over 52,000 tests done.