On Monday, health officials in Ontario are reporting 422 new infections of COVID-19 signifying a slight increase from the weekend. There were 409 new cases on Thursday, 321 reported on Wednesday, and 269 new cases logged on Tuesday. Currently, there are 134 patients being treated for COVID-19 in Ontario hospitals and 133 of them are in intensive care units.
The seven-day rolling average dropped to 362 today as it was at 372 at this point last week. The Ministry of Health says the positivity rate is at 1.8 per cent as it processed over 19,840 tests in the last 24-hour period. Out of the total cases reported today, 261 of them were in individuals who are either not fully vaccinated, partially vaccinated, or have an unknown status. There were 161 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 61 new cases in Toronto, 47 cases in Peel Region, Ottawa logged 38 and 41 cases in York Region. Labs confirmed 74 cases of COVID-19 across Ontario’s 4,844 schools.
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