On Tuesday, health officials in Ontario are reporting 328 new infections of COVID-19 signifying a slight decrease from the previous days. This is the second day in a row where the province is reporting daily case counts under 400. Currently, there are at least 260 people in Ontario hospitals and 159 patients being treated for COVID-19 in intensive care units.
The seven-day rolling average dropped to 407 today as it was at 525 at this point last week. The Ministry of Health says the positivity rate is at 1.5 per cent as it processed over 20,400 tests in the last 24-hour period. Out of the total cases reported today, 177 of them were in individuals who are not fully vaccinated, 16 of them were partially vaccinated, and 107 were fully vaccinated.
The province released its vaccine passport on September 22, making non-essential service available to those who are fully vaccinated. There were 52 new cases in Toronto, 60 cases in Peel Region, and 20 cases in Ottawa. York Region logged 20 new cases, Hamilton logged 14, and Halton reported 10 new infections today.
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