Ontario reports 1,670 new cases of COVID-19, 49 more deaths, and 9,513 vaccinations


TORONTO — Ontario is reporting 1,670 new cases of COVID-19 and 49 more deaths linked to the virus.

It’s the lowest daily case count in the province since Dec. 8.

Health Minister Christine Elliott says there are 450 new cases in Toronto, 342 in Peel Region, and 171 in York Region.

She says that nearly 55,200 tests were completed since the last daily update.

Ontario is reporting that 9,513 more doses of a COVID-19 vaccine were administered since Tuesday’s update.

A total of 305,330 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in the province so far.

Another 2,725 people have recovered from the virus, a total of 232,480 in the province.

There have been 260,370 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ontario since the pandemic began and 5,958 people have died from the virus.