On Thursday, health officials in Ontario are reporting 409 new infections of COVID-19 signifying a slight increase from yesterday. There were 321 reported on Wednesday, 269 new cases logged on Tuesday, and 326 were logged on Monday. Currently, there are 131 patients being treated for COVID-19 in Ontario hospitals and 28 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 1.3 per cent as it processed over 31,7383 tests in the last 24-hour period. Out of the total cases reported today, 265 of them were in individuals who are either not fully vaccinated, partially vaccinated, or have an unknown status. There were 118 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 54 new cases in Toronto, 45 cases in Peel Region, and 25 cases in York Region. All other regions in the province reported less than 30 cases of COVID-19.
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