On Tuesday, health officials in Ontario are reporting 269 new infections of COVID-19 signifying the lowest number of new cases since August. There were 326 cASES on Monday, 370 new cases logged on Sunday, and 373 were logged on Saturday. Currently, there are 151 patients being treated for COVID-19 in Ontario hospitals and 30 of the patients were fully vaccinated.
The seven-day rolling average dropped to 364 today as it was at 407 at this point last week. The Ministry of Health says the positivity rate is at 1.5 per cent as it processed over 21,827 tests in the last 24-hour period. Out of the total cases reported today, 176 of them were in individuals who are either not fully vaccinated, partially vaccinated, or have an unknown vaccination status.
The province released its vaccine passport on September 22, making non-essential service available to those who are fully vaccinated. There were 39 new cases in Toronto, 36 cases in Peel Region, and 13 cases in York Region. According to the province, all other regions reported fewer than 30 cases.
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