News Ontario adds over 2,000 new COVID-19 cases for seventh straight day SHARE ON: Casey Kenny, staff Monday, Dec. 21st, 2020 (Supplied by Pixabay) Ontario is reporting over 2,000 new COVID-19 cases for a seventh straight day. It comes on the same day officials are expected to announce an Ontario-wide lockdown due to rising cases of the virus. The province reported 2,123 new cases on Monday with sixty-six per cent in the hot spots around the GTHA and in Windsor-Essex. Over 54,500 tests were completed over the last day. Another 17 people have died from the virus in Ontario bringing the provincial death toll to 4,167.