Ontario reports 296 COVID-19 cases, 13 deaths on Tuesday


Ontario is reporting 296 cases of COVID-19 today and 13 deaths from the virus.

Health Minister Christine Elliott says there are 62 new cases in Peel Region, 60 in Toronto and 45 in Waterloo Region.

The numbers are based on 17,162 tests.

The province says 433 people were hospitalized with COVID-19 as of Tuesday morning.

That number includes 382 patients in intensive care and 244 on ventilators.

The province says 184,989 COVID-19 vaccine doses were administered yesterday for a total of more than 11.5 million doses.