News Ontario adds over 3,000 new COVID-19 cases SHARE ON: Casey Kenny, staff Thursday, Jan. 14th, 2021 (Supplied by Pixabay) Ontario is reporting over 3,000 new COVID-19 cases. Sixty-five per cent of Thursday’s 3,326 cases are in the hotspots around the GTHA and in Windsor-Essex. They come on the first day that a stay-at-home order is now in effect in the province. Officials say 71,169 tests were processed over the last day but there’s still a backlog of 66,940. Another 62 people have died. The testing positivity rate is now at 5.1 per cent, down from six per cent on Wednesday.