- In Ontario, 959 new instances of COVID-19 have been reported, with seven more deaths as a result of the infection.
- The overall number of lab-confirmed cases in Ontario now stands at 620,229, including fatalities and recoveries.
- 761 of the 4,844 schools have at least one case of COVID-19. Ten schools are now closed due to outbreaks.
COVID-19 has been reported in 959 new cases in Ontario, with seven more deaths due to the virus.
On Monday, 788 new instances were reported, followed by 687 new cases on Tuesday, and 780 new cases on Wednesday.
On Sunday, the province reported over 900 new infections in a single day for the first time.
The seven-day rolling average in Ontario is presently 851, up from 692 at the same time last week.
The Ministry of Health reports that the positivity rate in the province is around 2.9 percent, based on 38,480 tests processed in the last 24 hours.
A total of 530 cases of new infections were recorded on Thursday, with people who were either not taken the vaccine, partially vaccinated, or whose vaccination status was unknown. The remaining 429 illnesses occurred in patients who had received all of their vaccines.
On Thursday, the government confirmed seven more deaths, increasing the total number of deaths in the province to 10,012.
COVID-19 is currently being treated in hospitals by at least 291 people. According to Minister of Health Christine Elliott, 241 of the patients have not been fully vaccinated or have an uncertain vaccination status, while 50 have been fully vaccinated.
In Ontario hospitals, at least 155 patients are in intensive care, with 85 requiring a ventilator.
As of Thursday, the province has determined that 770 more disease cases had been settled, taking the total number of recovered patients in Ontario to 603,285.
According to today’s data, the overall number of lab-confirmed cases in Ontario now stands at 620,229, including fatalities and recoveries.
IN ONTARIO, WHERE ARE THE NEW COVID-19 CASES?
According to officials in the Greater Toronto Area, there were 118 new cases in Toronto, 75 new cases in Peel Region, 53 new cases in the York Region, 42 new cases in Halton Region, and 21 new cases in the Durham Region.
Officials reported 91 new cases in Windsor-Essex, 59 in Ottawa, 36 in the Kingston area, 35 in the Algoma District, and 32 in Niagara Region and Sudbury. There were less than 30 new cases recorded in all other regions.
According to the province’s epidemiology report, 222 children under 12 were among the 959 new infections detected on Thursday.
According to the province, there were also 83 instances in young people aged 12 to 19 and 285 cases in people between the age group of 20 to 39.
In addition, officials discovered 237 instances in adults aged 40 to 59, 119 cases in those aged 60 to 79, and 11 cases in people over 80.
Officials confirmed 164 new cases in Ontario schools on Thursday, with 148 involving kids and 15 involving staff. The final case remained unsolved, according to officials.
According to the province, 761 of the 4,844 schools have at least one case of COVID-19. Ten schools are now closed due to outbreaks.
Five cases of the novel Omicron strain have been identified in Ontario as of Thursday. Durham Region was the site of the most recent incident.
Source: CTV News
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