On Wednesday, health officials in Ontario are reporting 306 new infections of COVID-19 signifying a significant decrease from the previous days. There were 458 new cases were logged on Monday, and 390 were logged on Tuesday. Currently, there are 242 patients in hospitals and 153 of them are being treated for COVID-19 in intensive care units.
The seven-day rolling average dropped to 500 today as it was 565 at this point last week. The Ministry of Health says the positivity rate is at 1.7 per cent as it processed over 23,200 tests in the last 24-hour period. According to officials, case counts are not reported on statutory holidays. Since the beginning of the pandemic, Ontario has recorded 593,020 infections of COVID-19
The province released its vaccine passport on September 22, making non-essential service available to those who are fully vaccinated. There were 68 new cases in Toronto, 29 cases in Peel Region, and 18 cases in York Region. Windsor-Essex logged 32 new cases, Ottawa reported 20, and 269 cases were reported in schools on Wednesday
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