Ontario Today Reports 1,273 New Coronavirus Cases, 14 More Deaths –

Ontario Reports 3,216 New Coronavirus Cases, 47 More Deaths – fr

Ontario is now reporting just under 1,300 new cases of COVID-19 after processing more than 40,000 tests in the past 24 hours.

Provincial health officials recorded 1,273 new infections today, up from 1,135 on Thursday and 1,095 on Wednesday, but against 1,890 seven days ago.

The province says nearly 40,900 tests have been performed in the past 24 hours.

The seven-day moving average of new cases fell to 1,353 today, from 2,064 last Friday.

According to Ontario Health Minister Christine Elliott, of the new cases reported today, 269 are in Toronto, 268 in Peel Region, 101 in Ottawa, 78 in Hamilton and 72 in Durham Region.

Another 14 virus-related deaths were reported in the province today.

The number of active laboratory-confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ontario has risen to 15,438 today. The number of active cases in the province was 22,200 last week.

The Ministry of Health says there are currently 1,023 people with COVID-19 receiving treatment in Ontario hospitals, up from 1,265 last week.

Intensive care admissions fell to 645 from 715 seven days ago.

“When we take a step back and look at all the metrics, we seem to be headed in the right direction,” infectious disease specialist and member of the Ontario COVID Vaccine Distribution Task Force Dr. Isaac Bogoch told CP24 on Friday. -19.

“Some measures improve faster, some measures improve slower, but all measures improve and we are on the right track. ”

The province confirmed on Friday that nearly 8.7 million doses of a COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in Ontario to date.

The province also confirmed today its intention to speed up the interval between the first and second dose in Ontario, starting with people over 80 next week.

The numbers used in this story can be found in the Ontario Ministry of Health’s 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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