Ontario reported 4,212 new COVID-19 cases Wednesday, marking the sixth day this week daily case numbers have been above 4,000.
Locally, Toronto accounts for 1,249 of the new cases, Peel has 771, and York Region has 386.
Another 32 people died of the virus within the last day, bringing Ontario’s death toll to 7,609.
COVID-19-related ICU admissions crept to a new all-time high of 790, while overall hospital admissions dropped slightly to 2,335.
The province has now administered approximately 4.1 million vaccine doses, with a new record of 136,695 doses administered on Tuesday.
As of 8:00 p.m. yesterday, 4,131,882 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered.
Today’s numbers will be available at 10:30 a.m. at https://t.co/ypmgZbVRvn.
— Christine Elliott (@celliottability) April 21, 2021
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Ontario remains under a Stay-at-Home order that is scheduled to last until May 19 as infections surge during the province’s third wave.
Schools across Ontario are currently closed indefinitely due to high levels of community transmission.
Premier Doug Ford also went into isolation this week after one of his staffers tested positive for COVID-19.
Ontario has seen a total of 429,123 COVID-19 cases since the pandemic began.