Ontario reported 332 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday in the past two days.Due to the long civic holiday weekend, the province released two days of data this morning.
Of the total number of other cases, 168 were reported on Monday and 164 were reported today. Both of these numbers are up from the same days last week, representing growth of around 30% on a week-to-week basis.
The seven-day average of new daily infections is 201, the first time it has exceeded 200 in nearly four weeks.
Here are some other key indicators and figures for the pandemic taken from the daily provincial update from the Department of Health:
- Completed tests: 23,173 in total over the two days covered by this morning’s data
- Province-wide test positivity rate: 1.3 percent
- Current number of active cases: 1,717
- Intensive care patients with COVID-related illnesses: 106 from Monday evening; 78 needed a ventilator to breathe
- Number of deaths: 9 349
- Progress of vaccinations: About 70.3% of Ontarians aged 12 and over received both injections, while about 71% of all Ontarians received at least one dose