Ontario reports more than 3,400 new COVID-19 cases

May 3 2021, 2:24 pm

Ontario reported 3,436 new COVID-19 infections and 16 new deaths Monday.

That’s in line with case counts from this week. Sunday had 3,732, Saturday had 3,369, Friday had 3,947, Thursday had 3,871, Wednesday had 3,480, and Tuesday had 3,265.

Daily case numbers have been trending down since their high in mid-April. The seven-day rolling average for daily cases on April 17 was 4,370 and by May 2 it had come down to 3,558.

Of the latest cases, 985 are in Toronto, 714 are in Peel, and 351 are in York Region.

The province has administered more than 5.3 million vaccine doses so far, according to Health Minister Christine Elliott.

Ontario remains under a Stay-at-Home order that is set to expire on May 19.

The province also opened up vaccine appointment eligibility Monday to all hotspot postal code residents age 18 and up. Residents of Toronto hotspot postal codes can book through the provincial site, by calling, or via a hotspot pop-up clinic.

Ontario has seen 473,901 total confirmed COVID-19 cases and 8,118 deaths since the pandemic began

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