More than 3,400 new COVID-19 cases have been reported in Ontario, as the disease’s test positivity rate falls below 10%. It’s the first time in two days that the figure has fallen below 10%. The majority of the new cases reported on Wednesday are concentrated in high-risk areas of the Greater Toronto Area.
An additional 2,932 cases of the B.1.1.7. variant and 34 cases of the P.1. strain have been confirmed in Ontario. According to the province, 365,166 people in Ontario have received both doses of the disease vaccine and are now immune to the disease. There were 2,281 people hospitalized with the disease as of Wednesday, with 877 in intensive care units and 571 breathing with the assistance of a ventilator. The province also determined that 4,517 more cases should be resolved, bringing the total number of recovered patients in Ontario to 408,765.
On Wednesday, the Ontario Ministry of Health reported 3,480 new COVID-19 cases. The province has stated numerous times that it has the capacity to administer 150,000 doses per day. At least 4,907,203 people have received one.