Ontario Reports 172 New Coronavirus Cases and 2 More Deaths; The 7-day average remains unchanged – .

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Ontario Reports 172 New Coronavirus Cases and 2 More Deaths; The 7-day average remains unchanged – .


Ontario is reporting fewer than 200 new COVID-19 cases and two more deaths on Sunday, as the seven-day moving average remains unchanged from yesterday.

Provincial health officials recorded 172 new infections today, up from 170 on Saturday but up from 177 a week ago.

The province reported 192 cases on Friday, 185 on Thursday and 135 on Wednesday.

The seven-day moving average now stands at 159, unchanged from Saturday, but up slightly from a week ago, when it was 153.

The number of deaths linked to the virus in the province is 9,313.

Ontario labs processed 13,902 tests in the past 24 hours, up from 19,131 the day before.

The decline in testing contributed to a slight overnight increase in the positivity rate to 1.1. percent, up from 0.8 percent on Saturday.

There are currently 127 people in intensive care units across the province due to the virus and 81 of those patients are breathing using a ventilator.

More soon.

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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