On Tuesday, 574 new cases of Kovid-19 are being reported in Ontario and eight more deaths are occurring.
Health Minister Christine Elliott says 434 of the new cases are in individuals who have not been fully vaccinated or who have an unknown vaccination status.
The province reported 577 cases a week ago and the rolling seven-day average remains unchanged since that time. Tuesday’s total is the lowest number of new cases in nearly two weeks.
There are now 330 people hospitalized with COVID-19 across the province and 303 have not been fully vaccinated or have unknown immunization status.
The province completed 23,631 tests in the last 24-hour period with a positivity rate of 2.3 percent. The test positivity is slightly down from 2.4 per cent last week and down from 3.4 per cent two weeks ago.
The province is reporting another 293 school-related cases among students and staff. More than 12 percent of Ontario schools are dealing with at least one COVID-19 case and one school has been forced to close.
In Ontario, 21,434,434 vaccine doses have now been administered and 85.2 percent of Ontario people 12 years of age and older have received a single dose, while 79.2 percent are fully vaccinated.
Starting Wednesday, Ontarians will be required to verify and demonstrate that they are fully vaccinated to enter many businesses, including but not limited to indoor restaurants, nightclubs, movie theaters, gyms and concert venues. are not limited to. The vaccine certificate system does not apply to essential activities such as grocery shopping and access to medical care and services.
Ontarians must show their vaccine receipt, along with official identification, to prove that they have been given a double dose. Government ID can include a birth certificate, citizenship card, driver’s license, Ontario health card, indigenous membership card, passport or permanent residence card.
Residents can print or download their vaccination receipt from here Provincial booking portal.
On October 22, the province aims to launch a QR code and verification app to streamline the process for businesses.