On Tuesday, health officials in Ontario are reporting 331 new infections of COVID-19 signifying a slight decrease from the previous days. There were 409 new cases on Thursday, 321 reported on Wednesday, and 269 new cases logged on Tuesday. Currently, there are 230 patients being treated for COVID-19 in Ontario hospitals and 44 are fully vaccinated.
The seven-day rolling average increased to 371 today as it was at 364 at this point last week. The Ministry of Health says the positivity rate is at 1.5 per cent as it processed over 20,148 tests in the last 24-hour period. Out of the total cases reported today, 195 of them were in individuals who are either not fully vaccinated, partially vaccinated, or have an unknown status. There were 136 cases in people who 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 42 new cases in Toronto, 36 cases in Peel Region, Ottawa logged 23 and 44 cases in York Region. Labs confirmed 144 cases of COVID-19 across Ontario’s 4,844 schools.
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