On Tuesday, health officials in Ontario are reporting 127 new infections of COVID-19. This represents a decrease from the weekend as on Sunday there were 177 new cases and on Monday there were 130. The seven-day rolling average dropped to 152 as last week it was at 177.
Today is the twelve-day in a row that the province is reporting less than 200 cases per day. The Ministry of Health says the positivity rate is at 0.9 per cent as it processed 13,586 tests in the last 24-hour period. Currently, there are 1,354 active cases of COVID-19, and another 126 people recovered from the virus yesterday. Hospitals across the province occupy 145 patients with COVID-19 and 149 patients are in intensive care.
There were 18 cases in Toronto, 17 in the Peel Region, 16 in the Region of Waterloo, 14 in Hamilton, 10 in Grey Bruce, and 10 in Middlesex-London. Ontario administered 132,963 doses of a Health Canada-approved vaccine on Sunday. Over the past 7 months, over 18.3 million needles have gone into arms.
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