Ontario Science Table to release new COVID-19 projections as cases rise
Published November 12, 2021 at 8:13 am
TORONTO — A group of scientists advising the Ontario government on COVID-19 is to release its latest pandemic projections Friday (Nov. 12).
The COVID-19 Science Table is expected to publish its modelling at 11 a.m.
It comes amid a resurgence of COVID-19 cases that prompted the province to put further reopening plans on hold.
Settings where proof of vaccination is still required for entry — including nightclubs, strip clubs and bathhouses — will not see their capacity limits lifted on Monday as expected, and will instead have to wait until mid-December.
Dr. Kieran Moore, chief medical officer of health, said he made the decision because of rising case counts and test positivity rates.
On Thursday, the seven-day average of new COVID-19 cases sat at 532, compared to 383 a week earlier.insauga's Editorial Standards and Policies