Ontario's new COVID-19 daily count continues to decrease as province reports 958 cases

Mar 3 2021, 3:26 pm

The Government of Ontario confirmed 958 new COVID-19 cases, as daily counts continue to decline.

However, 17 deaths were also reported on Wednesday.

Of the newly announced cases, 249 are in Toronto, 164 are in Peel, and 92 in York Region.

On Tuesday, the province reported 966 COVID-19 cases, which was the lowest since February 17, when 847 were reported.

Health Minister Christine Elliott said over 52,600 tests were completed, and 754,419 doses of the COVID-19 vaccines have been administered.

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.

There are a total of 303,763 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ontario reported to date.

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