Ontario sees drop in COVID-19 cases with fewer than 1,700 reported – fr

Ontario sees drop in COVID-19 cases with fewer than 1,700 reported – fr

The Ontario government confirmed 1,691 new COVID-19 cases and 15 virus-related deaths on Sunday morning.
Today’s cases are lower than the 1794 on Saturday, 1890 on Friday, 2400 on Thursday, and 2170 on Monday, but higher than the 1588 on Wednesday and 1616 on Tuesday.

Of the newly announced cases, 455 are in Toronto, 326 in Peel and 173 in York Region.

Health Minister Christine Elliott said more than 31,200 tests have been performed and 8,065,607 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered.

The City of Toronto has thousands of vaccine appointments available today and tomorrow as part of a “Long Weekend Dose Drive”.

Toronto also hosts a pop-up immunization clinic for children 12 and older at City Hall today. No appointment, OHIP card or proof of address is required to obtain a dose.

Premier Doug Ford announced Ontario’s new framework for reopening COVID-19 on Thursday, ahead of the Stay-at-Home order expiration date of June 2.

The province hopes to enter the first stage of the plan during the week of June 14, when non-essential retail and outdoor restaurants could reopen, with some restrictions.

To date, Ontario has recorded 522,465 cases of COVID-19 and 8,599 deaths.


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