Ontario is reporting 2,791 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday. The provincial total now stands at 476,692.
Tuesday’s case count is the lowest increase in daily cases since April 1 when 2,557 new cases were reported.
As of tuesday Report good, 931 cases were reported in Toronto, 653 in the Peel area, 275 in the York area, 147 in the Durham area, and 128 in Hampton.
All other local public health units reported fewer than 125 new cases in the provincial report.
The death toll in the state has risen to 8,143 as 25 more deaths were recorded.
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Meanwhile, 432,109 Ontario residents were reported to have recovered from COVID-19, which is about 90 percent of known cases. There has been an increase of 3,323 in settled cases from previous days. There were more resolved cases on Tuesday than new ones.
Active cases in Ontario now stand at 36,440 – down from the previous day when it was 36,997, and down from April 27 when it was 39,914. In January, the number of active cases at the peak of the second wave coronovirus was above 30,000.
The government said that 33,740 tests were conducted in the last 24 hours. There is currently a backlog of 25,049 trials awaiting results. A total of 14,264,861 trials have been completed since the onset of the epidemic.
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Test positivity for Tuesday was 9.1 percent. This figure is down from Monday’s 9.7 percent, and is down from the previous week when it was 10.2 percent.
Ontario reported that 2,167 people were hospitalized in intensive care units (below three) and 609 patients on ventilators (below two) with 886 patients with COVID-19 (up to 242 from the previous day) .
A total of 5,467,120 COVID-19 vaccine doses have been given until 8 pm on Monday. This marks an increase of 88,871 vaccines in the last day. 378,085 people are fully vaccinated with two doses.
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