News Ontario adds 1,074 new COVID-19 cases SHARE ON: Casey Kenny, staff Tuesday, Mar. 16th, 2021 (Supplied by Pixabay) Ontario is reporting 1,074 new COVID-19 cases. Fifty-seven per cent of Tuesday’s cases are in the hot spots around the GTHA. Over 28,500 tests were completed over the last day and 300,769 people have recovered. Another 11 people have died. Test positivity, the percentage of tests coming back positive, is at 4.5 per cent.