News Ontario adds just over 2,000 new COVID-19 cases SHARE ON: Casey Kenny, staff Thursday, Jan. 28th, 2021 (Supplied by Pixabay) Ontario is reporting just over 2,000 new COVID-19 cases. The province added 2,093 new cases on Thursday with 66 per cent in the hotspots around the GTHA and Niagara. Nearly 64,700 tests were completed over the last day. Another 56 people have died across the province. Per cent positivity, the percentage of tests coming back positive, is at 3.3 per cent.