Health officials in Ontario reported a slight jump in new COVID-19 cases with 185 in the last 24 hours. Yesterday, there were only 185 new cases of the novel coronavirus in the province. For the past two weeks, Ontario’s daily case count has stayed below 200.
The Ministry of Health says the positivity rate is at 0.9 per cent as there were 19,599 tests on Wednesday. The seven-day average for the number of new cases is 155 and last week it was at 154.
There were 22 cases found in Grey Bruce, 18 in Toronto, and 17 in Hamilton. Also, Waterloo had 13 cases, Peel Region had 13, York Region had 11, Durham Region had 11, Halto Region had 10, and Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph had 10 cases.
Labs found 234 more cases of COVID19 variants in the province with 99 of them being the Alpha variant. There were 69 vases of the Gamma variant, 61 cases of the Delta variant, and 5 of the Beta variant.
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