New cases of COVID-19 in Ontario show positive trend, Peel Region still second most affected area

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There are 412 new cases of COVID-19 reported in Peel Region today as cases across Ontario continue on a downward trend.

Ontario numbers show 2,632 new cases which are again well below the average of 3,500 daily cases from a week ago. As well, today's numbers are slightly inflated as 102 cases from Toronto that were missed earlier the week have now been added in.

However, 46 more deaths linked to the virus have been confirmed.

Health Minister Christine Elliott says there are 897 new cases in Toronto, 245 in York Region, 162 more cases in Ottawa and 118 in Waterloo Region.

Ontario is reporting that nearly 70,300 tests were completed since the last daily update.

The province says that 15,899 doses of a COVID-19 vaccine were administered since the last daily report.

A total of 253,817 doses of a COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in the province so far.

Ontario says 2,990 more novel coronavirus cases were resolved since the last daily update.

A total of 247,564 Ontarians have had COVID-19 since the pandemic began, 215,887 cases have been resolved, and 5,614 people have died.

with files from The Canadian Press

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