Ontario is now reporting 513 new cases of COVID-19, more than 80% of which are unvaccinated or partially vaccinated.
This is the highest case total since mid-June and is based on 22,896 tests carried out the day before.
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No new deaths from the virus were reported in the province today.
Health Minister Christine Elliott said 113 people were in intensive care units due to COVID-19, and only two of them are fully vaccinated.
Finance Minister Peter Bethlenfalvy today announced that Ontario is spending an additional $ 2.2 billion in spending related to COVID-19, amid continued uncertainty over worrisome variants.
He released the province’s first quarter 2021-2022 finances and says it’s important to have resources to prepare for potential future outbreaks of the pandemic.
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