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Ontario Health Minister Christine Elliott attends a COVID-19 vaccine distribution task force meeting at the Queen's Park, in Toronto, Dec. 4, 2020.Chris Young/The Canadian Press

Ontario has reached a record high of new COVID-19 infections for the second consecutive day.

The province logged 1,924 new cases in the past 24 hours, pushing above the 1,859 case record hit a day earlier.

The province is also reporting 15 new deaths linked to the virus.

Health Minister Christine Elliott says Toronto had the highest number of new cases at 504, while Peel logged 463 and York Region saw 198.

There are 1,574 more resolved cases, while the number of active cases rose to 15,547, an increase of more than 4,000 cases from Saturday’s figures.

The number of patients in the province’s hospitals decreased to 701, with 204 in intensive care.

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