Province reporting 1,388 new COVID-19 cases, 45 deaths

 

Today (Saturday, February 6) the province is reporting 1,388 new COVID-19 cases and 45 deaths linked to the virus.

455 of the new cases are in Toronto, 288 in Peel, 131 in York Region, 57 in Hamilton, and 42 in Halton.

Since yesterday, 1,796 more cases are considered resolved and over 62,300 additional tests completed.

As of 8:00 p.m. yesterday, 372,666 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in Ontario.

A senior government source says Ontario Premier Doug Ford will announce plans for a gradual reopening of the province’s economy on Monday, February 8.

The government will transition regions back to a colour-coded restrictions system over three weeks, the source said. Until then, a stay-at-home order remains in effect.

Today’s full case data is available at the province’s website.

With files from The Canadian Press

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