Ontario government to release new COVID-19 projections today


Ontario is set to release new COVID-19 projections today.

Dr. Adalsteinn Brown and other top provincial health officials are expected to provide new modelling this afternoon.

The new projections for how the virus might spread in Ontario come as the province has reported daily case increases above 1,000 for the past week.

The province reported 1,426 more COVID-19 cases on Wednesday.

According to provincial data, the seven-day average for daily case increases is now 1,217.

Some hot spots such as Toronto and Peel Region have introduced local COVID restrictions in addition to provincial government measures.