Ontario reports 966 COVID-19 cases and 11 deaths

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Ontario reported 966 COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, as another 979 cases have been marked as resolved.

Tuesday’s numbers come as the province completed 30,767 tests. The reported positivity rate, which takes into account the date tests were done, is 2.9 per cent.

Another 11 deaths have been reported, bringing the total number of deaths to 6,997 people.

 

Here are the COVID-19 numbers for our region

Hamilton

  • 10,546 total cases — up 35 from Monday
  • 9,683 resolved cases
  • 416 active cases
  • 283 deaths
  • 37,490 vaccine doses given

Halton

  • 9,538 total cases — up 28 from Monday
  • 9,089 resolved cases
  • 253 active cases
  • 196 deaths
  • 28,622 vaccine doses given** (data refreshed weekly, last updated Feb. 25)

Niagara

  • 8,615 total cases — up 18 from Monday
  • 8,036 resolved cases
  • 210 active cases
  • 369 deaths
  • 10,804 vaccine doses given

Brant

  • 1,498 total cases — up 13 from Monday
  • 1,432 resolved cases
  • 54 active cases
  • 12 deaths
  • 7,954 vaccine doses given; 2,533 people fully vaccinated

Haldimand-Norfolk

  • 1,430 total cases — up two from Monday
  • 1,356 resolved cases
  • 30 active cases
  • 39 deaths
  • 5,699 vaccine doses given; 1,573 people fully vaccinated

Six Nations

  • 366 total cases — up one from Monday
  • 248 resolved cases
  • 115 active cases
  • 3 deaths

There are now 542 cases of the B.1.1.7 lineage of the virus, first reported in the U.K., up seven cases from Monday.

The other variants of concern remained steady. There are 27 cases of the B.1.351 strain first reported in South Africa and three cases of the the P.1 strain first reported in Brazil.

The province says it gave another 22,326 vaccine doses on Monday. As of 8 p.m., a total of 727,021 doses have been administered.

There are 264,896 people who have received both vaccine doses and are fully vaccinated.

The number of people in hospital is 677. There are 284 in intensive care and 189 are on ventilators.