Ontario's new COVID-19 infections stay below 3,500

Apr 28 2021, 7:29 am

Ontario reported 3,480 new COVID-19 cases and 24 more deaths Wednesday.

That’s in line with case counts from this week, including Tuesday’s 3,265, Monday’s 3,510, Sunday’s 3,947, Saturday’s 4,094, and Friday’s 4,505.

Of the latest cases, 961 are in Toronto, 589 are in Peel, and 290 are in York Region.

There are currently 2,281 people in Ontario’s hospitals with COVID-19, including 877 in ICU.

Ontario has administered 4.9 million vaccine doses so far, according to Health Minister Christine Elliott.

Ontario remains under a Stay-at-Home order until May 19 to slow virus spread. Schools are also closed indefinitely while students learn virtually.

Toronto expanded vaccine eligibility Tuesday so that hotspot residents age 45 and older can book an appointment at one of the City’s mass immunization clinics.

Ontario has seen a total of 455,606 COVID-19 cases and 7,988 deaths since the pandemic began.

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