Ontario reports 2,998 new cases of COVID-19 and 15,609 doses of vaccine


TORONTO — Ontario is reporting 2,998 new cases of COVID-19 today and 100 more deaths linked to the virus.

Due to database software consolidation, 46 deaths reported in Middlesex-London that occurred earlier in the pandemic are included in Ontario’s daily report today.

Health Minister Christine Elliott says there are 800 new cases in Toronto, 618 in Peel Region and 250 in York Region.

She also says there are 161 new cases in Waterloo and 153 in the Niagara Region.

There were 15,609 doses of a COVID-19 vaccine administered in Ontario since yesterday’s report for a total of 174,630 total doses administered.

Ontario is also reporting nearly 76,500 tests completed since the last daily update.