Province reports 3,204 new COVID-19 cases, 310 in Mississauga and Brampton

Published February 5, 2022 at 10:42 am

The province is reporting 3,204 new COVID-19 cases today, Feb. 5 (down 843 from yesterday) and 59 more deaths, with the seven-day case average falling to 3,555.

There are 310 new cases in Peel (Mississauga, Brampton and Caledon), 145 in Durham, 134 in Hamilton, 124 in Niagara region, and 108 in Halton.

2,493 people are hospitalized with COVID-19, of which 54% were admitted to the hospital for COVID-19 and 46% were admitted for other reasons but have tested positive for COVID-19, says Health Minister Christine Elliott.

There are 501 people in ICU with COVID-19, of which 80% of patients admitted to the ICU were admitted for COVID-19 and 20% were admitted for other reasons but have tested positive for COVID-19.

30,949,011 vaccine doses have been administered in Ontario to date, with 92% of Ontarians 12+ having received one dose and 89.4% having received two doses.

The province is easing COVID-19 visitor restrictions at long-term care homes in Ontario starting on Monday, Feb 7.

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