The Government of Ontario confirmed 990 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday morning, a drop from the 1,250 reported on Friday.
The province is also reporting 1,152 newly-resolved cases and six additional deaths.
Of the newly announced cases, 284 are in Toronto, 173 are in Peel, and 82 are in York Region.
Health Minister Christine Elliott said over 57,800 tests were completed, and 860,412 doses of the COVID-19 vaccines have been administered.
Ontario is reporting 990 cases of #COVID19 and over 57,800 tests completed. Locally, there are 284 new cases in Toronto, 173 in Peel and 82 in York Region.
As of 8:00 p.m. yesterday, 860,412 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered.
— Christine Elliott (@celliottability) March 6, 2021
On March 5, Health Canada approved a fourth COVID-19 vaccine. The Johnson & Johnson Jansen Inc. vaccine is the first single-dose vaccine to be authorized for use in Canada.
The province announced on Friday that the Stay at Home orders will be lifted for Toronto, Peel Region, and North Bay-Parry Sound next week.
In the grey zone, retail is permitted to reopen at 25% capacity.
All of Ontario’s 34 regions have now reentered the colour-coded framework.
To date, Ontario has seen 306,997 COVID-19 cases and 7,052 virus-related deaths.