As of Monday, Ontario reported 9,418 new COVID-19 cases. As case counts continue to hit levels not seen since the pandemic began.
Since last Friday the numbers of new infections are;
- Friday (9,571)
- Saturday (10,412)
- Sunday (9,826)
The seven-day average has now reached 7,550. For comparison, last Monday saw 3,784 new cases and the previous Monday saw 1,536 new cases.
Today, Ontario reports 480 people that care hospitalized with COVID-19. An increase of 107 from yesterday’s report of 373.
Today, Ontario reports 176 in ICUs, which is up from a week ago when there were 164 people.
There were more than 45,000 vaccine doses administered on Boxing Day.
Despite the recent rise in cases, the number of people in ICUs due to COVID-19 has remained relatively stable, but has overall been on a slow rise. Please note that not all hospitals report stats on weekends or holidays.
A full update for numbers regarding the COVID-19 situation in Ontario was not released due to the holidays — Monday and Tuesday are observed as statutory holidays as Christmas Day and Boxing Day fell on the weekend this year. All data is expected to be updated Wednesday, and will cover Dec. 25 to Dec. 29.