News Ontario adds fewer than 1,000 new COVID-19 cases for second straight day SHARE ON: Casey Kenny, staff Wednesday, Mar. 3rd, 2021 (Supplied by Pixabay) Ontario is reporting fewer than 1,000 new COVID-19 cases for a second straight day. The province added 958 cases on Wednesday with fifty-two per cent in the hot spots around the GTHA. Over 52,600 tests were completed over the last day with 286,352 people having now recovered. Another 17 people have died across the province. Test positivity, the percentage of tests coming back positive, is at 2.4 per cent.