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Ontario's 7-day average of new COVID-19 cases drops below 1,000

Last Updated Jun 2, 2021 at 1:17 pm EDT

Ontario's COVID-19 cases and deaths on June 2, 2021.

Ontario is reporting 733 new COVID-19 cases and 25 additional deaths on Wednesday.

It is the third straight day the province has reported below 1,000 cases.

There were 31,768 tests completed in the last 24-hour period, up from more than 20,000 a day ago.

The test positivity rate is 2.8 per cent, the lowest since Mar. 12. It is down from 5.3 per cent one week ago.

Locally, there are 173 new cases in Toronto, 134 in Peel, 69 in York Region and 66 in Hamilton.

The seven-day average of cases has now dropped below 1,000 for the first time since November, down to 978.

The province reported 699 new cases and 9 deaths on Tuesday.

 

There are now 708 people hospitalized in the province with 576 in the ICU. Hospitalizations are down more than 350 since one week ago while ICU numbers have dropped nearly 100 in the last week.

Hospitalizations have reached the lowest point since Mar. 15 and ICU numbers are at the lowest since Apr. 9.

There were another 139,901 vaccine doses administered in the last 24-hour period.

As of 8:00 p.m. Tuesday, 9,342,121 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered.