The daily COVID-19 case count in Ontario has fallen below 500 for the past two days. Health officials in the province recorded 411 new cases on Wednesday. The last time case counts were looking this low was on September 26, 2020, when there were a recorded 435 COVID-19 new infections.
Today is also the tenth day in a row in which the province’s daily new infection count has been under 1,000. The seven-day rolling average now stands at 657 which is a significant decrease when comparing to a week ago’s average. Ontario hospitals currently have 571 people being treated for COVID-19 with at least 466 of those patients are in intensive care.
The positivity rate falls to 2.0 per cent as the Ministry of Health processed 30,456 tests. The decline in COVID-19 infections has influenced the government to reopen the province earlier than expected.
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