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Ontario is reporting 218 new cases of COVID-19, 3 additional deaths and 169 new recoveries. Toronto and Peel Region have the most new cases, with 38 each. There are 25 new cases in Hamilton and 19 in the Region of Waterloo.
U.S. gymnast Simone Biles has decided to withdraw from the event finals for vault and the uneven bars.
BREAKING: The Canadian Olympic Committee and Canadian Paralympic Committee will refuse to send athletes to the Tokyo Olympics if the event is not postponed.The 2020 Games are currently set to begin on July 24. News release: