Ontario is reporting another 2,170 COVID-19 cases and four more deaths, according to its latest report released Monday morning.
The seven-day average is at 2,352 cases daily, or 113 weekly per 100,000. Ontario’s seven-day average for deaths is at 23.1 daily.
The province says 24,498 tests were completed the previous day, with a 7.9 per cent positivity rate.
There are 1,320 people currently hospitalized with COVID-19 in the province, including 779 patients in intensive care. There are 536 people on ventilators.
Ontario has administered 112,330 vaccine doses since its last daily update, with 7,177,145 vaccines given in total as of 8 p.m. last night. The province says 432,760 people have completed their vaccinations, which means they’ve had both doses.
Health Minister Christine Elliott says locally, there are 566 new cases in Toronto, 556 in Peel, 215 in York Region and 120 in Durham.
Meanwhile, no new residents in long-term care have died, so the total remains at 3,765 since the pandemic began, according to the latest report released by the province.
Ontario is reporting two less long-term care homes in outbreak than the previous day, for a total of 34 or 5.4 per cent homes in the province.
This data is self-reported by the long-term care homes to the Ministry of Long-Term Care. Daily case and death figures may not immediately match the numbers posted by the local public health units due to lags in reporting time.
As of Sunday, there were 108,801 confirmed cases in Ontario of the highly contagious B.1.1.7 variant first detected in the U.K., an increase of 1,260 from the previous day.
There are 679 cases of the B. 1.351 variant first detected in South Africa, with two more reported than the previous day.
There are 2,021 cases of the P. 1 variant first found in Brazil, an increase of 38 from the previous day.
Breanna Xavier-Carter is a breaking news reporter, working out of the Star's radio room in Toronto. Reach her via email: email@example.com