Ontario is reporting 1,031 new COVID-19 cases on Friday, the first time the count has crossed 1,000 in six months. The provincial case total now stands at 621,260.
The last time more than a thousand cases were on May 30 when 1,033 new cases were registered. The number of cases is also increasing week by week. For comparison, last Friday saw 927 new cases and last Friday saw 793. However, the volume of testing increased on Friday and the hospital’s ICU remained relatively stable.
Of the 1,031 new cases reported, the data shows that 504 were unvaccinated people, 27 were partially vaccinated people, 442 were fully vaccinated and 58 had unknown immunization status.
as of friday report good, 133 in Toronto, 106 in Simcoe Muskoka, 68 in Windsor-Essex, 60 in Peel area, 59 in Sudbury, 58 in Ottawa and 56 in York area. All other local public health units reported fewer than 50 new cases to the provincial report.
The death toll in the state has risen to 10,016 with four more deaths.
Vaccination, recovery, testing, average of 7 days in Ontario
As of 8 p.m. Thursday, more than 11.2 million people have been fully immunized with the two doses, which is 87.2 percent of the population age 12 and older. The coverage of the first dose is 90%.
For younger children aged five to 11, first-dose coverage is 14.4 percent — just 154,925 doses out of just over 1 million eligible children — since shots got into the arms last week.
Meanwhile, 604,027 Ontario residents are reported to have recovered from COVID-19, which is about 97 percent of the known cases. The number of resolved cases increased by 742 as compared to the previous day.
Active cases in Ontario now stand at 7,217 – up from 6,932 on the previous day, and have risen to 5,807 since November 26. At the peak of the second wave coronavirus in January, active cases topped 30,000. Active cases rose to above 43,000 in the third wave in April.
The seven-day average now stands at 866, up from 711 a week ago. A month ago, the seven-day average was around 375.
The government said 39,748 tests were processed in the last 24 hours – the highest number of tests in a single day since mid-May. At present, 16,032 tests are under investigation.
Test positivity hit 2.9 percent. Last week, the test positivity stood at 3 per cent.
Hospitalized in Ontario
Ontario has treated 286 people with COVID-19 (down five from the previous day) in general hospital wards, with 127 patients in intensive care units (down from nine) and 127 patients in intensive care units on a ventilator (down 12) gave information.
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As of December 2, Saskatchewan has 4 patients in Ontario hospitals, three of whom are in the ICU.
Ontario health officials have said recently that intensive care occupancy could be affected by between 250 or 300 patients before the health care system is affected and some non-urgent surgeries and procedures need to be reduced.
In the third wave peak, which was the worst wave ever to be hospitalised, the province saw 900 patients in ICUs and about 2,400 in general hospital wards.
In general hospital wards with COVID, 88 were not vaccinated, 12 were partially vaccinated and 61 were fully vaccinated. 70 people in the ICU were not vaccinated, while 5 were partially and 27 were fully vaccinated.
Provincial officials noted that New dataset with vaccination status for hospitalization Will grow and improve over time as more information is collected. There may also be discrepancies in how and when the information for both is collected.
Here is an analysis of total cases in Ontario by gender and age:
- 310,579 people are male – an increase of 515 cases.
- 308,481 people are women – an increase of 511 cases.
- 18,210 people are under the age of four – an increase of 63 cases.
- 35,544 people are 5 to 11 – an increase of 210 cases.
- There are 55,175 people 12 to 19 – an increase of 87 cases.
- 231,915 people are 20 to 39 – an increase of 290 cases.
- 173,287 people are 59 from 40 – an increase of 247 cases.
- 80,366 people are 79 from 60 – an increase of 121 cases.
- 26,654 people are 80 and over – an increase of 15 cases.
- The province notes that age or gender is not reported in all cases.
Here are the details of the total number of deaths from COVID-19 by age:
- Deaths reported in those aged 19 and under: seven
- Deaths reported in the age group of 20 to 39: 107
- 40 to 59: 700 reported deaths
- Deaths reported in the age group of 60 to 79: 3,296
- Reported deaths in those aged 80 and over: 5,905
- The province notes that there may be delays in reporting for deaths and data
Matters between students and staff in Ontario schools
During this, government statistics show There are currently 792 of 4,844 schools in Ontario that have at least one COVID-19 case.
On Friday, Ontario reported 172 new COVID-19 cases in schools – 152 among students, 18 among staff, and two persons not identified. Data was collected between Wednesday afternoon and Thursday afternoon – a 24-hour period.
There are 1,815 active infections, both among students and staff, compared to 1,748 active cases reported on the previous day.
Nine schools are closed as a result of positive cases.
Cases, deaths and outbreaks in Ontario’s long-term care homes
According to the Ontario Ministry of Long-Term Care, there have been 3,826 deaths among residents and patients in long-term care homes in Ontario, an increase of two deaths from the previous day. Altogether there have been thirteen virus-related deaths among employees.
There are currently five outbreaks in households, a decrease of two from the previous day.