Health officials in Ontario are reporting less than 300 new cases of the novel coronavirus. Marking Tuesday as the lowest daily total since September 17 when officials logged 293 infections. To be exact there were 296 new cases of COVID-19 in Ontario today. It is a significant drop from previous reports, on Monday there were 447 new cases, and before that was four straight days of over 500 cases.
The rolling seven-day average last week was at 703 and now stands at 478. The Ministry of Health processed 17,162 tests in the past 24 hours, dropping the positivity rate to 2.3 per cent. Hospitals in Ontario currently have 433 people due to the disease, with at least 382 patients in intensive care.
The province confirmed 645 more cases have been resolved, raising Ontario’s number of recovered patients to 526,440. Most of the new cases are concentrated in hot spots around the Greater Toronto Area. There were 60 new cases in Toronto, 62 new cases in Peel Region, 15 new cases in York Region, and 12 new cases in Durham Region.
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