Ontario Reports 192 New Coronavirus Cases As Seven-Day Average Slowly Rises – .

Ontario Reports 192 New Coronavirus Cases As Seven-Day Average Slowly Rises – .

Ontario is reporting just under 200 new cases of COVID-19 today as the province continues to see a slight increase in the seven-day moving average.

Provincial health officials are reporting 192 new cases of COVID-19 today, up from 185 on Thursday and 135 on Wednesday.

Today’s total is also up from the 159 daily cases reported last Friday.

The seven-day moving average of new cases is up week-over-week, from 151 last Friday to 160 today. This is the second day in a row that the average daily total is up from last week. For months, the seven-day moving average has been going down.

The number of active laboratory-confirmed cases in Ontario now stands at 1,408, up slightly from 1,403 last Friday

A new death from the virus was reported today, bringing the death toll in Ontario to 9,308.

With 19,757 tests processed in the past 24 hours, the province reports a positivity rate of 0.9%, down from 0.6% last Friday.

Intensive care unit (ICU) admissions continue to decline. The province says there are 136 people with COVID-19 in intensive care units across Ontario, up from 168 last Friday.

Of the new cases confirmed today, 43 are in Toronto, 25 in Peel Region, 18 in York Region, 18 in Waterloo Region, 11 in Durham Region and 11 in Hamilton.

Ontario has administered 18,724,400 doses of a COVID-19 vaccine to date, including more than 120,000 doses that were administered as of Thursday.

“Ontario has entered the third stage of the Roadmap to reopen. Do your part by getting vaccinated and continuing to follow #Public Health’s advice, ”Ontario Health Minister Christine Elliott tweeted on Friday.

About 66 percent of Ontario adults are fully immunized, and over 80 percent have at least one injection. In addition, 48 percent of people aged 12 to 17 in Ontario received two doses and 64 percent received at least one.

As immunization rates increase, some municipalities, including Peel Region and Toronto, have shifted their focus away from mass immunization centers in favor of a more targeted approach.

Peel Region has started closing some of its mass vaccination sites as it strives to reach people in areas with the lowest vaccination rates.

“Public health has already started shifting resources from our mass immunization clinics to focus on targeting areas and our communities that have yet to receive their immunizations,” Mississauga Mayor Bonnie said Thursday. Crombie.

“I want to be very clear: this is good news and it shows that our mass vaccination clinics have done their job in getting the majority of our people vaccinated. “

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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