Ontario reports 1,087 new COVID-19 cases

The province's seven-day rolling average of new cases is up slightly, but hospitalizations are trending downward


11:19 am – Ontario is reporting 1,087 new cases of COVID-19 and 13 deaths. The numbers are based on 48,178 tests.

The province saw 1,228 new cases on Saturday, 1,150 on Friday and 1,038 on Thursday.

While the seven-day average of new cases is up slightly to 1,031, hospital admissions continue to trend downward, with 660 hospitalizations, down from 699 the day before.

The number of patients in intensive care, however, jumped from 263 on Saturday to 277 today. As of Saturday, 235,922 people have been fully vaccinated in the province.

Meanwhile, case counts for variants are growing. An additional five cases of the B117 variant have been confirmed, bringing the provincial total to 391.

New COVID-19 cases in Ontario on February 21

The following regions reported five or more new COVID-19 cases:

Toronto = 344

Peel = 156

York Region = 122

Ottawa = 77

Durham Region = 51

Simcoe Muskoka District = 49

Region of Waterloo = 43

Windsor-Essex County = 32

Thunder Bay District = 31

City of Hamilton = 26

Niagara Region = 25

Halton Region = 20

Brant County = 15

Lambton = 13

Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph = 13

Huron Perth = 12

Middlesex-London = 10

Northwestern = 9

Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge
District = 6

Eastern Ontario = 5

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