Ontario reports fewer than 3,000 coronavirus cases for the first time since April 5; 25 additional deaths – fr

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Ontario reports fewer than 3,000 coronavirus cases for the first time since April 5; 25 additional deaths – fr


Ontario reported fewer than 3,000 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday for the first time in more than a month, as well as 25 deaths and a low number of tests.

The province reported 2,791 new cases on Tuesday.

Ontario reported 3,436 new cases of COVID-19 on Monday and 3,732 new cases on Sunday.

The seven-day moving average of new cases now stands at 3,509, down from 3,577 yesterday and 3,783 a week ago.

The last time the province reported less than 3,000 new cases of COVID-19 in 24 hours was on April 5, when 2,938 new cases were detected.

In the Greater Toronto Area, Toronto reported 931 new cases, Peel Region reported 653, York Region reported 275, Durham Region reported 147, Halton Region 101 and Hamilton , 128.

Provincial laboratories have processed 33,740 test samples in the past 24 hours, resulting in a positivity rate of at least 9.1%.

25,049 additional specimens were under study.

The hospital’s occupancy rate has remained relatively stable since the weekend, with 886 people in intensive care, 609 of those breathing using a ventilator and 2,167 people admitted to the hospital in general .

Of the 25 deaths reported Tuesday, nine involved residents of the long-term care system.

The number of active cases across the province now stands at 36,440, up from 38,853 a week ago.

A total of 8,143 people have died in the province from COVID-19 since March 2020.

The province said a total of 88,871 additional doses of COVID-19 vaccine were administered on Monday, bringing the total number of vaccines administered in Ontario to 5,467,120 since mid-December 2020.

A total of 378,085 people completed a full two-dose inoculation.

The numbers used in this story can be found in the Ontario Ministry of Health COVID-19. Daily epidemiological summary. The number of cases for a city or region may differ slightly from what is reported by the province, as local units report the numbers at different times.

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