On Thursday, health officials in Ontario are reporting 413 new infections of COVID-19 signifying an increase from the previous days. Before today, the province reported daily case counts under 400 for three consecutive days. Currently, there are at least 274 people in Ontario hospitals and 161 patients being treated for COVID-19 in intensive care units.
The seven-day rolling average dropped to 406 today as it was at 476 at this point last week. The Ministry of Health says the positivity rate is at 1.6 per cent as it processed over 31,889 tests in the last 24-hour period. Out of the total cases reported today, 273 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 66 new cases in Toronto, 54 cases in Peel Region, and 36 cases in Ottawa. York Region logged 29 new cases, Windsor-Essex logged 21, and Durham Region reported 16 new infections today.
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