Sunday, April 2, 2023

Ontario reports one new COVID-19 death; Lowest positivity since February 2022

Ontario reported a new COVID-19 death on Monday, with laboratories seeing the lowest test positivity rate since February.

Provincial laboratories reported a positivity rate of 7.6 per cent based on 6,368 completed tests in the last 24 hours.

The last time the positivity was so low was on February 22, 2022 when the positivity came in at 6.9 per cent.

Average positivity in the last seven days is now 8.7 per cent, down from 10.1 per cent a week ago.

The health ministry said one death recorded on Monday was in the previous month.

There have been 65 deaths in the last seven days, 414 in the last 30 days and 13,226 in total.

Data on overall hospital stays was incomplete on Monday, but there were 147 patients in intensive care on Monday, two more than Sunday.

There were 67 patients breathing with the help of ventilators, unchanged from Sunday but down three from a week ago.

The Ontario COVID-19 Science Advisory Table says wastewater monitoring data is trending downward or stable in all regions of the province.

The province reported 547 new COVID-19 cases on Monday, a steep cut in the lowest number seen since Ford’s government access to free testing in late 2021.

Of those, 62 infections involved partially vaccinated or unvaccinated people, 93 involved people with two doses, 351 involved people with three or more doses of one vaccine, and 41 others had unknown immunization status. Was.

The health ministry says 4,719 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine were given on Sunday.

Of these, 343 were the first dose, 621 the second dose, 763 the third dose and 2,992 the fourth dose.

The numbers used in this story are found in the Ontario Ministry of Health’s COVID-19 daily epidemiological summary. The number of cases for any given city or region may differ slightly from what is reported by province, as local units report figures at different times.

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