Ontario Reports 170 New Coronavirus Cases Today, 1 Death – .

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Most people who tested positive for the variant at the Calgary hospital had mild symptoms: AHS – –


Ontario is reporting fewer than 200 new cases of COVID-19 today for the second time in the past week.

Provincial health authorities recorded 170 new infections on Monday, up from 213 on Sunday and 210 last Monday.

Today marks the lowest single-day count since September 10.

A death linked to the virus was confirmed in the province today.

The seven-day moving average of new infections now stands at 223, down from 278 a week ago.

With 12,949 tests performed in the past 24 hours, authorities are reporting a province-wide positivity rate of 1.3%.

The number of active cases in Ontario has now fallen to 1,967 from 2,506 last week.

The number of COVID-19 patients in intensive care continues to decline.

According to the Ministry of Health, 228 COVID-19 patients are now receiving treatment in intensive care, up from 235 on Sunday and 287 last Monday.

Of the new cases confirmed today, 34 are in Waterloo region, 27 in Toronto, 18 in Gray Bruce and 13 in Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit.

Effective today, every resident of Ontario aged 12 and over is eligible to reserve their second dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.

At 8 p.m. on Sunday, 15,705,866 doses of a COVID-19 vaccine were administered in the province.

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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