On Wednesday, health officials in Ontario are reporting 304 new infections of COVID-19 signifying the lowest daily case count in months. This is the third day in a row where the province is reporting daily case counts under 400. Currently, there are at least 258 people in Ontario hospitals and 159 patients being treated for COVID-19 in intensive care units.
The seven-day rolling average dropped to 406 today as it was at 500 at this point last week. The Ministry of Health says the positivity rate is at 1.3 per cent as it processed over 31,569 tests in the last 24-hour period. Out of the total cases reported today, 220 of them were in individuals who are not fully vaccinated, partially vaccinated, or have an unknown status
The province released its vaccine passport on September 22, making non-essential service available to those who are fully vaccinated. There were 46 new cases in Toronto, 13 cases in Peel Region, and 19 cases in Ottawa. York Region logged 22 new cases, Hamilton logged 20, and Durham Region reported 15 new infections today.
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