On Monday, health officials in Ontario are reporting 373 new infections of COVID-19 signifying a significant decrease from the previous days. There were 443 new cases logged on Sunday, and 486 were logged on Saturday. Currently, there are 168 patients being treated for COVID-19 in intensive care units.
The seven-day rolling average dropped to 416 today as it was higher at this point last week. The Ministry of Health says the positivity rate is at 1.8 per cent as it processed over 20,400 tests in the last 24-hour period. Out of the total cases reported today, 265 of them were in individuals who are not fully 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 62 new cases in Toronto, 71 cases in Peel Region, and 36 cases in Ottawa. Of the 373 new cases today, 110 were found in people under 20, 116 infections in people between ages 20 and 39, and 97 cases between the ages of 40 and 69.
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