Ontario reports fewest daily COVID-19 cases in 8 weeks

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Ontario is reporting 390 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, 458 new cases on Monday, and two additional deaths related to the virus.

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Tuesday’s case count is the lowest in the province since August 17.

No COVID-19 data was released by the province on Monday because of the Thanksgiving holiday.

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Health Minister Christine Elliott says 260 cases are in individuals who have not been fully vaccinated or who have unknown immunization status and 130 in fully vaccinated individuals. On Monday, 333 cases were in individuals who were not fully vaccinated or whose immunization status was unknown and 125 were in fully vaccinated individuals.

The rolling seven-day average of cases has come down to 525, the lowest level since August 20.


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Graphic courtesy of Ontario Ministry of Health


39,065 tests were completed in the last two days for a test positivity rate of 1.9 per cent each day.

There are now 155 people hospitalized with COVID-19 across the province and 149 in ICUs due to COVID-19 complications.

The province has given another 17,725 vaccine doses in the last two days and has now given a total of 22,089,455 doses.

Now 87.1 percent of Ontarians 12 and older have received at least one dose, with 82.4 percent now fully vaccinated.

more to come.

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