Ontario reports 1,299 new COVID-19 cases, 15 new deaths linked to virus


TORONTO — Ontario is reporting 1,299 new cases of COVID-19 today and 15 more deaths linked to the virus.

Health Minister Christine Elliott says there are 329 new cases in Toronto, 192 in Peel Region, and 116 in York Region.

Today’s data is based on 46,586 completed tests.

The province also reports 30,192 doses of COVID-19 vaccine were administered since Saturday’s update, for a total of 890,604 doses handed out so far.

Ontario says 1,105 more cases were resolved since the last daily update.

There have been 308,296 confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus in Ontario since the pandemic began, including 290,840 classified as resolved and 7,067 that have resulted in death.