Ontario reporting just over 1,000 new COVID-19 cases

Mar 11 2021, 7:25 am

The Government of Ontario confirmed 1,092 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday morning, the lowest case count in five days.

Thursday’s numbers are less than Wednesday’s 1,316, Tuesday’s 1,185, Monday’s 1,631, and Sunday’s 1,299.

The province is reporting 10 more virus-related deaths and 1,110 resolved cases.

Of the newly announced cases, 293 are in Toronto, 199 are in Peel, and 79 are in York Region.

Health Minister Christine Elliott said over 60,600 tests were completed, and 1,019,407 doses of the COVID-19 vaccines have been administered.

On Monday, March 8, the Stay at Home orders were lifted in Toronto, Peel Region, and North Bay-Parry Sound at 12 am. All three regions entered the Grey Zone of Ontario’s reopening framework.

In the Grey Zone, retail is permitted to reopen at 25% capacity, but indoor gatherings are not permitted.

All of Ontario’s 34 regions have now reentered the colour-coded framework.

To date, Ontario has seen 313,520 COVID-19 cases and 7,109 virus-related deaths.

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