News Lowest number of new COVID-19 cases In Ontario in a month and a half SHARE ON: Wendy Gray, staff Thursday, May. 14th, 2020 (Supplied by Pixabay) Ontario has reported the lowest number of COVID-19 cases in more than a month and a half. In the past 24 hours, 258 new cases were diagnosed bringing the total number to 21,494. There have been 33 new deaths bringing that total to 1,798. Recoveries continue to climb with another 359 cases considered resolved, or 75-percent during the course of the pandemic. The Ministry of Health reports 17,429 tests were completed yesterday for a total of 492,487 and 470,993 testing negative.