On Wednesday, health officials in Ontario are reporting 613 new infections of COVID-19 signifying a decrease from the weekend. There were 613 new cases on Tuesday, 627 new infections on Monday, and 741 new cases on Sunday. Currently, there are 289 patients in hospitals due to COVID-19 and 137 patients are being treated in intensive care units.
The seven-day rolling average rose to 686 today as it was at 587 at this point last week. The Ministry of Health says the positivity rate is at 2.5 per cent as it processed over 30,092 tests in the last 24-hour period. Ontario announced last week that 85 per cent of eligible Ontarians aged 12 and up are considered to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
Of the total cases reported today, 237 are in fully vaccinated individuals, and 293 were in those unvaccinated. There were 74 new cases in Toronto, 43 cases in Peel Region, and 48 cases in York Region. Muskoka logged 60 new cases, Kingston reported 33 cases, Windsor-Essex reported 63, and 170 additional COVID-19 cases were reported in Ontario schools.
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