Province reports 2,015 new COVID-19 cases, 142 in Mississauga and Brampton

Published March 12, 2022 at 11:21 am

The province is reporting 2,015 new COVID-19 cases today, Mar. 12 (down 115 from yesterday) and 20 more deaths, with the seven-day case average rising to 1,755.

There are 142 new cases in Mississauga and Brampton, 145 in Durham, 92 in Halton, 89 in Hamilton, and 70 in Hamilton.

722 people are hospitalized with COVID-19, of which 47% were admitted to the hospital for COVID-19 and 53% were admitted for other reasons but have tested positive for COVID-19, according to Health Minister Christine Elliott.

Of the 232 people in ICU with COVID-19, it’s reported that 77% were admitted for COVID-19 and 23% were admitted for other reasons but have tested positive for COVID-19.

31,867,050 vaccine doses have been administered in Ontario to date, with 92.7% of Ontario residents 12+ having received one dose and 90.7% having received two doses.

At this time, the province has announced that it will no longer make the wearing of masks mandatory in all public places starting April 27.

Photo courtesy of The Canadian Press

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