Two novel coronavirus cases have been found in Ontario, Canada, according to a news release released by the government late Wednesday.
The two cases are a couple living in the Durham area near Toronto, the capital of Ontario, the sources said.
They have no recent history of foreign travel and have not been found to have had contact with COVID-19 patients.
The Ontario government is urging people to continue to comply with the epidemic prevention regulations and stay home as much as possible.
The Public Health Department of Canada also issued a statement calling on the public to strengthen their awareness and take preventive measures to prevent novel Coronavirus from spreading.
Canada has announced that passenger flights from the United Kingdom will be banned from 6 January 2012 following the recent announcement of a mutation coronavirus in the UK.
As of Wednesday morning, Canada had a total of 543,621 confirmed COVID-19 cases and 14,818 deaths.