Ontario reports 172 new COVID-19 cases, 2 deaths

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Ontario is reporting 172 caller COVID-19 cases connected Sunday, bringing the provincial full to 549,328.

According to Sunday’s report, 48 cases were recorded successful Toronto, 23 successful Peel Region, and 11 successful Hamilton and Durham.

All different section nationalist wellness units reported 10 oregon less caller cases successful the provincial report.

The decease toll successful the state present stands astatine 9,313 as 2 caller deaths were recorded.

As of 8 p.m. connected Saturday, much than 18.9 cardinal full COVID-19 vaccine doses were administered. That marked an summation of 103,812 vaccines (14,821 for a archetypal changeable and 88,891 for a 2nd shot) successful the past day.

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There are much than 8 cardinal radical afloat immunized with 2 doses which is 67.7 per cent of the big (18+) population. First dose big sum stands astatine 80.8 per cent.

Meanwhile, 538,565 Ontario residents were reported to person recovered from COVID-19, which is conscionable implicit 98 per cent of known cases. Resolved cases accrued by 144 from the erstwhile day.

There were little resolved cases than caller cases connected Sunday.

Active cases successful Ontario present basal astatine 1,450.

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The authorities said much than 13,900 tests were processed successful the past 24 hours. There is presently a backlog of 3,991 tests awaiting results. A full of 16,464,927 tests person been completed since the commencement of the pandemic.

Test positivity jumped to 1.1 per cent connected Sunday, up from 0.8 Saturday.

Ontario reported 88 radical are hospitalized with COVID-19 (down by 37 from the erstwhile day) with 127 patients successful intensive attraction units (down by five) and 81 patients successful ICUs connected a ventilator (down by five).
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Variants of interest successful Ontario

Officials person listed breakdown information for the caller VOCs (variants of concern) detected truthful acold successful the state which dwell of the B.1.1.7 (now named by WHO arsenic “Alpha” and was archetypal detected successful the United Kingdom), B.1.351 (now named by WHO arsenic “Beta” and was archetypal detected successful South Africa), P.1 (now named by WHO arsenic “Gamma” and was archetypal detected successful Brazil), and B.1.617.2 (now named by WHO arsenic “Delta” and was archetypal detected successful India).

“Alpha” the B.1.1.7 VOC: 145,386 variant cases, which is up by 131 since the erstwhile day,

“Beta” the B.1.351 VOC: 1,492 variant cases, up by 3 since the erstwhile day.

“Gamma” the P.1 VOC: 5,142 variant cases, up by 2 since the erstwhile day.

“Delta” B.1.617.2 VOC: 3,913 variant cases, up by 16 since the erstwhile day.

NOTE: It takes respective days for affirmative COVID-19 tests to beryllium re-examined for the nonstop variant. Therefore, determination whitethorn beryllium much variant cases than wide cases successful regular reporting.

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