Ontario reported 20 net new COVID-19 deaths on Friday. This is due to a slight decrease in hospitalizations from the 6th wave highs at the beginning of the week.
According to the Ministry of Health, 19 new deaths have occurred in the last 30 days and one has died before that.
132 deaths have been reported in the last 7 days and 405 in the last 30 days.
The overall confirmed death toll in Ontario by COVID-19 is currently 12,812.
Two of the deaths reported on Friday were related to long-term care residents.
The number of patients hospitalized for COVID-19 on Friday was 1,679, an increase of 18 from Thursday, but a decrease of about 50 from the beginning of the week.
Of these, 209 were in the intensive care unit. The number has increased by 7 from yesterday.
Ninety-four patients were breathing with the help of a ventilator.
Hospitalization increased 5.5% from this point last week and 17.6% from this point two weeks ago.
The COVID-19 Scientific Advisory Board in Ontario, citing wastewater data, states that the spread of the virus is increasing in all parts of Ontario except southwestern and eastern Ontario, including Ottawa.
Of the 2,760 cases detected by PCR testing in Ontario over the last 24 hours, 268 were unvaccinated or partially vaccinated, 544 were vaccinated twice, and 1,775 were vaccinated 3 times. 173 people who received the vaccination were not vaccinated. is known.
State laboratories processed 19,235 specimens during the previous period, producing a positive rate of 13.2 percent.
The positive rate for the free test group has recently declined from an average of 18.1% last week to 15% this week.
According to the Ministry of Health, 33,077 COVID-19 vaccines were given on Thursday.
Of these, 1,390 were the first dose, 1,604 were the second dose, 4,246 were the third dose, and 25,837 were the fourth dose.
The numbers used in this story can be found in COVID-19 of the Ontario Department of Health. Daily epidemiology overview.. The number of cases in a city or region may differ slightly from that reported by the state, as local units report numbers at different times.
Ontario COVID-19 News: The state reports 20 net new deaths.Hospitalization is slightly reduced
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