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Two men in masks walk in the late afternoon sun in Toronto on May 7, 2020.Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press

Ontario has its lowest daily growth rate of COVID-19 cases since March.

The province is reporting 294 new cases of COVID-19 and 35 more deaths related to the novel coronavirus.

Ontario now has a total of 20,238 confirmed cases of COVID-19, which is only a 1.5 per cent increase from Saturday’s total.

The death toll now stands at 1,634.

The number of people in hospital, intensive care units and on a ventilator dropped today.

The provincial government is continuing plans to reopen parts of the economy in the coming days, with retail stores allowed to offer curbside pickup starting Monday.

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