On Friday, health officials in Ontario are reporting 927 new infections of COVID-19 signifying a decrease from the weekend. There were 748 new cases on Thursday, 591 cases logged on Wednesday, and 613 new cases on Tuesday. The last time the province recorded case counts this high was on September 4 when 944 new cases were logged.
The seven-day rolling average rose to 711 today as it was at 625 at this point last week. The Ministry of Health says the positivity rate is at 3.0 per cent as it processed over 33,901 tests in the last 24-hour period. Ontario announced last week that 85 per cent of eligible Ontarians aged 12 and up are considered to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
Of the total cases reported today, 378 are in fully vaccinated individuals, and 476 were in those unvaccinated. There were 129 new cases in Toronto, 54 cases in Peel Region, and 52 cases in York Region. Simcoe-Muskoka logged 73 new cases, Ottawa reported 53 cases, Windsor-Essex reported 62, and Waterloo logged 44.
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