Today, Ontario has reported just over 500 new COVID-19 cases, down from roughly 100 cases verified last Monday.
Today, 511 new COVID-19 infections were reported by provincial health officials, down from 580 on Sunday and 613 a week ago.
The province has not said how many people are unvaccinated, partially vaccinated, or completely immunized in today’s instances.
Due to “a technical glitch,” some updated vaccination-related data was not delivered today, according to provincial officials.
The rolling seven-day average of new cases continues to decline in Ontario, dropping to 582 today, down from 621 last Monday.
Of the cases confirmed today, 88 are in Peel Region, 85 are in Toronto, 46 are in Ottawa, and 30 are in York Region.
With 23,667 tests processed over the past 24 hours, officials are reporting a provincewide positivity rate of two per cent, on par with the positivity rate reported one week ago.
The number of COVID-19 patients in intensive care units (ICU) is also steadily declining. According to the Ministry of Health, there are 159 patients receiving treatment in the ICU at Ontario hospitals, down from 184 just last week.
Two more virus-related deaths were reported Wednesday, bringing the total death toll in the province to 9,754.
With an extra 488 cases being considered resolved, the province’s active caseload is now at 5,004, down 600 from last Monday.
There have been 588,612 lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 since the outbreak began, with 573,854 recoveries.