News Ontario reports 2,655 new COVID-19 cases SHARE ON: Casey Kenny, staff Wednesday, Jan. 20th, 2021 (Supplied by Pixabay) Ontario is reporting 2,655 new COVID-19 cases. Seventy-two per cent of the new cases are in the hotspots around the GTHA, Windsor-Essex and Niagara. Over 54,300 tests were completed over the last day. Another 89 people have died across the province. Test positivity, the percentage of tests coming back positive, is at 4.9 per cent.