Ontario reports 958 new COVID-19 cases, 17 more deaths


TORONTO — Ontario is reporting 958 new COVID-19 cases today.

The province says 17 more people have died from the virus.

Health Minister Christine Elliott says 249 cases are in Toronto, 164 in Peel Region and 92 in York Region.

There are 668 people currently hospitalized, including 274 people in intensive care and 188 on ventilators.

The data is based on 52,613 tests completed.

The province says 27,398 COVID-19 vaccine doses have been administered since the last daily report, bringing the total to 754,419 doses province-wide.