On Monday, health officials in Ontario are reporting 1,217 new infections of COVID-19 however, the number is an estimate due to testing restrictions. Officials confirmed that 551 people are currently being treated in Ontario hospitals with COVID-19 but they reported 181 people are in intensive care units. Officials said ICU admissions are down from last week as the lowest number of admissions was 228.
Last week, 93.0 per cent of Ontarians over the age of 12 had one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine and 91.0 per cent had two doses. The Ministry of Health says the positivity rate is at 13.4 per cent as it processed over 8,644 tests in the last 24-hour period. Since the beginning of the pandemic, the province has identified 1,126,456 lab-confirmed cases of the coronavirus.
Since December 2020, more than 31,000,000 doses of a COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in the province. There were 5,281 doses of a vaccine administered in the province on Sunday. Hospitalization data is not always updated on the weekends so they did not release the vaccinations status of those hospitalized.
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