News Ontario adds 299 new COVID-19 cases SHARE ON: Casey Kenny, staff Tuesday, Jun. 29th, 2021 (Supplied by Pixabay) Ontario is reporting close to 300 new COVID-19 cases. The province added 299 on Tuesday but officials say 90 of the cases are from 2020 and were added due to a data review and clean-up. Another 25 people died with 19 of the deaths from last year and added as part of the clean-up. The recovery rate is steady at 98 per cent with more recoveries than new cases reported. Over 265,000 vaccines were given over the last day, setting a new record, with over 28,000 tests done. Test positivity is at 1.6 per cent.