Province reporting 370 new COVID-19 cases, 137 people in ICU

Published October 24, 2021 at 11:14 am

The province is reporting 370 new COVID-19 cases today, Oct. 24 (down 3 from yesterday) and one more death, with the seven-day case average falling to 379.

There are 47 new cases in Toronto, 42 in Peel (Mississauga, Brampton and Caledon), 31 in York Region, 27 in Hamilton, 23 in Niagara Region, 18 in Halton, and five in Durham.

Of today’s 370 cases, 247 are in individuals who are not fully vaccinated or have an unknown vaccination status, and 123 are in fully vaccinated individuals, according to Health Minister Christine Elliott.

138 people are hospitalized with COVID-19 while another 137 people are in ICU.

22,385,190 vaccine doses have been administered in Ontario to date, with nearly 87.9% of Ontarians 12+ having one dose and 83.8% having two doses.

Ontario plans to lift all COVID-19 public health measures by the end of March, including mask mandates. The province will be assessing key public health and health-system indicators – including the identification of new COVID−19 variants and increases in hospitalizations – in the coming months to ensure restrictions can be lifted safely.

“I’m going to be super cautious,” said Premier Doug Ford. “If we do not see numbers in a stable place we just aren’t going to do it.”

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

Photo courtesy of The Canadian Press

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