Ontario reports 513 new cases of COVID-19, its highest count in 2 months

Today, Ontario reported its highest daily case count in almost two months. Of the 513 cases, 360 were unvaccinated, 56 partially vaccinated and 88 were fully immunized according to the ministry of health.

Toronto logged 105 new cases today, 64 were reported in Peel Region, 70 in York Region, 44 in Durham and 20 in Halton.

Nearly 22,900 tests were processed in the past 24 hours, bringing the positivity rate to 2.1 per cent, up from 1.2 per cent a week ago.

According to provincial data 113 people are in ICU due to #COVID19. Two are fully vaccinated and 111 are not fully vaccinated or have an unknown vaccination status at this time.

The seven-day rolling average now stands at 375, up from 198 a week ago. The province logged 321 new cases on Tuesday, 325 on Monday and 423 on Sunday.

Epidemiologists say that Canada is in the fourth wave.

“We’re absolutely in the fourth wave,” said Dr. Peter Juni, who is the scientific director of Ontario’s COVID-19 Science Advisory Table. “There’s no doubt about that.”

The country’s seven-day average for new daily cases is now close to 1,300 — an increase of nearly 60 per cent over the previous week, with cases ticking back up mainly in B.C., Alberta, Saskatchewan, Ontario and Quebec.



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