COVID-19: Ontario faces ‘tidal wave’ of COVID-19 cases: Dr. Peter Juni – NewmarketToday

Wastewater monitoring suggests between 100,000 and 120,000 new cases of the virus in Ontario each day – far more than the 4,224 officially reported Thursday due to limits on PCR testing

TORONTO — The scientific director of the panel advising Ontario on COVID-19 says wearing masks indoors for another few weeks, whether they’re mandated or not, will be key to battling a “tidal wave” of cases sweeping through the province.

Dr. Peter Juni says wastewater monitoring suggests the province is seeing between 100,000 and 120,000 new cases of the virus each day — a far cry from the 4,224 officially reported Thursday due to limits on PCR testing.

Juni says those same testing limits mean it’s unclear how long this wave will last, because we don’t know how many people have been infected so far and have an extra bit of immunity.

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