On Wednesday, health officials in Ontario are reporting 321 new infections of COVID-19 signifying a slight increase from yesterday. There were 269 new cases logged on Tuesday, and 326 were logged on Saturday. Currently, there are 215 patients being treated for COVID-19 in Ontario hospitals and 27 of the patients were fully vaccinated.
The seven-day rolling average dropped to 366 today as it was at 406 at this point last week. The Ministry of Health says the positivity rate is at 1.4 per cent as it processed over 30,776 tests in the last 24-hour period. Out of the total cases reported today, 158 of them were in individuals who are not fully vaccinated and there were 118 cases in people who are fully vaccinated.
The province released its vaccine passport on September 22, making non-essential service available to those who are fully vaccinated. There were 66 new cases in Toronto, 16 cases in Peel Region, and 33 cases in York Region. There were also 27 new cases in Ottawa, 27 in Sudbury, and 17 in both Halton Region and Windsor-Essex.
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