On Monday, health officials in Ontario are reporting 2,248 new infections of COVID-19 however, the number is an estimate due to testing restrictions. Officials confirmed that 857 people are currently being treated in Ontario hospitals with COVID-19 but they reported 168 people are in intensive care units. Officials said ICU admissions were 166 on Sunday and 165 on Saturday.
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 19.0 per cent as it processed over 11,195 tests in the last 24-hour period. Since the beginning of the pandemic, the province has identified 1,174,686 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 590 new cases logged in Toronto, 149 cases in York Region, and 139 in Peel Region. The province also reported 113 cases in Hamilton, 81 in Durham Region, and 131 in Simcoe Muskoka.
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