The Government of Ontario confirmed 966 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday morning, which is the lowest since February 17 when 847 were reported.
The province is also reporting 979 newly-resolved cases and 11 additional deaths.
Of the newly announced cases, 253 are in Toronto, 223 are in Peel, and 99 are in Ottawa.
Health Minister Christine Elliott said nearly 30,800 tests were completed, and 727,021 doses of the COVID-19 vaccines have been administered.
Ontario is reporting 966 cases of #COVID19 and nearly 30,800 tests completed. Locally, there are 253 new cases in Toronto, 223 in Peel and 99 in York Region.
As of 8:00 p.m. yesterday, 727,021 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered.
— Christine Elliott (@celliottability) March 2, 2021
On February 19, Premier Doug Ford announced that the Stay at Home orders would be extended for Toronto, Peel Region, and North Bay-Parry Sound until at least March 8. York Region moved into the Red-Control zone on February 22.
Toronto and Peel’s top doctors had previously asked the province to extend the orders due to the emerging COVID-19 variants.