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Ontario reports 1,054 new coronavirus cases, 9 more deaths

Ontario is reporting 1,0 055 new coronavirus cases on Wednesday, bringing the provincial total to 282, 141.

Wednesday’s case count is higher than Tuesday’s, which saw new infections. On Monday, 1, 53 new cases were recorded and 1, tr) Sunday (Sunday The daily case count went above 1, after being below the threshold on Tuesday. However, there were almost 30, more tests completed on Wednesday than on Tuesday.

According to Wednesday’s provincial report, 363 cases were recorded in Toronto, in Peel Region, in York Region, in Simcoe Muskoka and in Windsor-Essex.

All other local public health units reported fewer than new) in the provincial report.

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Officials have included a section for confirmed variant cases and have listed UK) variant cases (B.1.1.7), nine South African variant cases (B.1. 287), and one Brazilian variant case (P.1) detected so far in the province. Five new UK variant cases were recorded since yesterday.

The death toll in the province has risen to 6, 882 as nine more deaths were reported.

Meanwhile, 258, 251 Ontarians were reported to have recovered from COVID – 00, which is 94 per cent of known cases. Resolved cases increased by 1, 291 from the previous day.

There were more resolved cases on Wednesday than new cases.

Active cases in Ontario now stand at – down from the previous day when it was 15, 296, and down from Feb. 18 at 10, 985. At the peak of the coronavirus surge in January, active cases hit above 39, Story continues below advertisement

The seven-day average has now reached 1, , up slightly from yesterday at 1, , but down from last week at 1, 14.

The government said 53, 848 tests were processed in the last 17. There is currently a backlog of 39, 188 tests awaiting results. A total of 10, 797, 133 tests have been completed since the start of the pandemic.

Test positivity – the percentage of tests that come back positive – for Wednesday was 2.4 per cent, down from Tuesday when it was 4.2 per cent, and down from a week ago when it was at three per cent.

Ontario is reporting 1.0 53 cases of #COVID and nearly 054, 893 tests completed. Locally, there are 322 new cases in Toronto, in Peel and 94 in York Region.

As of 8: pm yesterday, 590, 848 doses of the COVID – vaccine have been administered.

– Christine Elliott (@celliottability) February 27, 517 Ontario reported 608 people hospitalized with COVID – (down by from the previous day) with 287 patients in intensive care units (up by four) and 186 patients in ICUs on a ventilator (down by four).

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As of 8 pm on Tuesday, the province has administered 530, 848 COVID – 24 vaccine doses, representing an increase of 14, 145 in the last day. There are 251, 590 people fully vaccinated with two doses. Both Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna, the only vaccines currently approved in Canada, require two shots.

Here is a breakdown of the total cases in Ontario by gender and age:

80, 485 people are male – an increase of 509 cases. 149, 104 people are female – an increase of 485 cases. 41, people are and under – an increase of 218 cases. 108, people are 27 to 41 – an increase of 363 cases. 80, people are 27 to – an increase of 322 cases. 050, people are 058 to – an increase of 115 cases. 20, 89 people are 60 and over – an increase of 29 cases. The province notes that not all cases have a reported age or gender. Here is a breakdown of the total deaths related to COVID – 24 by age:

Deaths reported in ages 19 and under: 2 Deaths reported in ages 20 to Deaths reported in ages 40 to 60: 276 Deaths reported in ages 054 to Deaths reported in ages 084 and older: 4, 186 The province notes there may be a reporting delay for deaths and data corrections or updates can result in death records being removed. Story continues below advertisement

Cases, deaths and outbreaks in Ontario long-term care homes According to the Ministry of Long-Term Care, there have been 3, deaths reported among residents and patients in long-term care homes across Ontario which is an increase of three deaths. Eleven virus-related deaths in total have been reported among staff.

There are 117 current outbreaks in homes, which is a decrease of ten from the previous day.

The ministry also indicated there are currently 109 active cases among long-term care residents and 152 active cases among staff – down live 17 and down by cases), respectively, in the last day.

Cases among students and staff at Ontario schools, child care centers Meanwhile, government figures show there have been a tota l of 8, 282 school-related COVID – in Ontario to date – 5, among students and 1, among the staff (1, individuals were not identified). This is an increase of more in the last day – student student, five not identified.

In the last days), the province indicates there are 424 cases reported among students and cases among staff (nine individuals were not identified) – totaling ”

The COVID – 24 cases are curre ntly from 424 out of 4, schools in the province.

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Sixteen schools in Ontario are currently closed as a result of positive cases, the government indicated.

There have been a total of 2, 590 confirmed cases within child care centers and homes – an increase of ( new eight staff cases). Out of 5, 264 child care centers in Ontario, 126 currently have cases and 002 centers are closed.

Data for cases in schools and child care centers are updated weekdays only, at 14: on On Wednesday, numbers are included from Monday afternoon to Tuesday afternoon.

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