Ontario reports under 600 new COVID-19 cases, 7 more deaths

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Ontario is reporting 591 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, as the count falls below 600 for the first time in a week. The provincial case total now stands at 613,522.

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For comparison, last Wednesday saw 512 new cases and last Wednesday saw 454. All three Wednesdays saw similar testing volumes in the 30,000 range.

Of the 591 new cases reported, the data shows that 293 were non-vaccinated people, 14 were partially vaccinated people, 237 were fully vaccinated and 47 had unknown immunization status .

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as of wednesday report good, 74 in Toronto, 63 in Windsor-Essex, 60 in Simcoe Muskoka, 48 in the York area and 43 in the Peel area. All other local public health units reported fewer than 35 new cases to the provincial report.

The death toll in the state has risen to 9,981 with seven more deaths.

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Vaccination, recovery, testing, average of 7 days in Ontario

Till 8 pm on Tuesday, 12,706 vaccines (4,948 for the first shot and 7,758 for the second shot) were administered in the last day.

More than 11.2 million people are fully immunized with two doses, which is 86.1 percent of the eligible population (12 and older). The coverage of the first dose is 89 percent.

Meanwhile, Ontario’s 598,134 residents are reported to have recovered from COVID-19, which is about 97 percent of the known cases. There was an increase of 664 in the resolved cases since the previous day.

Active cases in Ontario are now 5,407 – lower than the previous day when it stood at 5,487, but up from November 17 when it was 4,741. At the peak of the second wave coronavirus in January, active cases topped 30,000. In the third wave in April, active cases topped 43,000.

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The seven-day average is now at 686, up from 587 a week ago. A month ago, the seven-day average was around 375.

The government said 30,092 tests were conducted in the last 24 hours. At present, 15,681 tests are being investigated.

Test positivity hit 2.5 percent. Last week’s test positivity was also 2.5 percent.

Hospitalized in Ontario

Ontario reports 289 people with COVID-19 (up seven from the previous day) in general hospital wards with 118 patients in intensive care units (up from three) and on a ventilator (up from seven) .

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, 104 were not vaccinated, 5 were partially vaccinated and 59 were fully vaccinated. For those in the ICU, 66 were not vaccinated, while 3 were partially vaccinated and 14 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.

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Here is an analysis of total cases in Ontario by gender and age:

  • 306,692 people are male – an increase of 295 cases.
  • 304,660 people are women – an increase of 292 cases.
  • 17,791 people are under the age of four – an increase of 35 cases.
  • 34,058 people are 5 to 11 – an increase of 132 cases.
  • 54,577 people are 12 to 19 – an increase of 31 cases.
  • There are 229,702 people from 20 to 39 – an increase of 166 cases.
  • 171,389 people are 59 from 40 – an increase of 149 cases.
  • 79,375 people are 79 from 60 – an increase of 70 cases.
  • 26,524 people are 80 and over – an increase of 8 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
  • Deaths reported in ages 40 to 59: 694 years
  • Deaths reported in the age group of 60 to 79: 3,278
  • Deaths reported in those aged 80 and over: 5,894
  • 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 666 of the 4,844 schools in Ontario that have at least one COVID-19 case.

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On Wednesday, Ontario reported 170 new COVID-19 cases in schools – 154 among students, 13 among staff, and three persons not identified. The data was collected between Monday afternoon and Tuesday afternoon – a three-day period.

There are 1,397 active infections, both among students and staff, as compared to 1,357 active cases reported on the previous day.

Fifteen 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 3,824 deaths among residents and patients in long-term care homes in Ontario, unchanged from the previous day. Altogether there have been thirteen virus-related deaths among employees.

There are currently four outbreaks in households, more than one from the previous day.

The ministry also indicated that there are currently three active cases among long-term care residents and nine active cases among staff – one for both in the last day.

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