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A man wears a mask as he walks down the sidewalk in Peterborough, Ontario on April 17, 2020.

Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press

Ontario is reporting 304 more cases of COVID-19 today and 23 new deaths.

That brings the province to a total of 22,957 confirmed cases, including 1,904 deaths and 17,638 resolved cases.

The new numbers show a growth rate of 1.3 per cent, compared with the previous day’s rate of 1.5 per cent.

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The province says 9,155 tests were completed, a significant drop from the 16,000 completed the day before.

It says results are pending in another 2,189 tests.

There also are seven new outbreaks of COVID-19 in the province’s long-term care homes, for a total of 276.

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