On Wednesday, health officials in Ontario are reporting 660 new infections of COVID-19. This comes after the province logged a decrease to 486 new cases on Tuesday. However, on Monday officials reported 639 new cases, Sunday there were 722 new infections and 689 on Saturday.
The seven-day rolling average is up to 625 as it was at 495 at this point last week. The Ministry of Health says the positivity rate is at 2.4 per cent as it processed 26,406 tests in the last 24-hour period. 525 of the confirmed cases today were among people who are unvaccinated, partially vaccinated, or have an unknown status. There were 135 cases in people who are fully vaccinated but still got infected by the virus.
The province is currently in Step 3 of its COVID-19 reopening plan. Indoor dining, gyms, hair salons, movies, and more are allowed to open with limited capacity and restrictions. There were 151 new cases in Toronto, 93 cases in York Region, 52 cases in Peel Region, and 21 in Durham Region. Hamilton logged 86 new cases, Windsor-Essex reported 51, Simcoe Muskoka found 11, and Ottawa reported 24.
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