News Another 344 new cases of COVID-19, recovery rate up to 79-percent SHARE ON: Wendy Gray, staff Friday, Jun. 5th, 2020 (Supplied by Pixabay) Ontario has added another 344 new cases of COVID-19. The provincial total is now at 29,747. Another 20 residents and 18 staff of long-term care homes have been diagnosed in the last 24 hours. There have been 15 deaths over the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of people who have passed away to 2,372. There are 749 people in the hospital being treated, with 118 in Intensive Care and 94 on ventilators. The recovery rate has increased to 79.3-percent and Ministry of Health data shows another 20,730 tests were done.