News Ontario adds over 1,200 new COVID-19 cases SHARE ON: Casey Kenny, staff Friday, Feb. 26th, 2021 (Supplied by Pixabay) Ontario is reporting over 1,200 new COVID-19 cases. The province added 1,258 new cases on Friday with fifty-eight per cent in the hot spots around the GTHA. Over 64,000 tests were completed over the last day with 281,331 people having now recovered. Another 28 people have died across the province. Test positivity, the percentage of tests coming back positive, is at 2.3 per cent.