Province reporting 3,056 new COVID-19 cases and 51 deaths

 

The province is reporting 3,056 new cases of COVID-19 today (January 16) and 51 deaths related to the virus.

Locally, there are 903 new cases in Toronto, 639 in Peel, 283 in York Region, 162 in Durham, 152 in Ottawa, 61 in Halton, and 53 in Hamilton.

Since yesterday, 3,212 more cases were resolved and nearly 73,900 additional tests have been completed.

As of 8:00 p.m. yesterday, Health Minister Christine Elliott reports that 189,090 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in Ontario.

The stay-at-home order remains in effect for the entire province.

“Only leave home for essential purposes such as food, health care, exercise or work. It is the law,” Elliott says.

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

Photo courtesy of The Canadian Press

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