Ontario is reporting 2,961 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, and 74 deaths.
Compared to the day before, this is a two per cent increase in new infections and an 80.5 per cent increase in the number of lives lost because of the virus.
50,931 tests have been completed with a six per cent positivity rate.
There are 3,392 resolved cases, a 1.2 per cent increase compared to Tuesday.
While Toronto is home to majority of the new cases with 738, compared to Tuesday’s 837 it is a decline.
More regions seeing a decline on Wednesday are Peel with 536 and York with 219.
Ottawa more than doubled in its case numbers compared to Tuesday, jumping from 68 to 154 new infections. Windsor-Essex is also seeing an increase with 245 new cases and Hamilton with 171.
There are 1,674 people hospitalized with the virus, 385 are in the ICU and 276 in the ICU on a ventilator.
Turning to vaccinations, 11,231 doses were logged Tuesday, bringing the total to 144,784 shots of the COVID-19 vaccine administered. 8,778 total vaccinations have been completed.
There is a total of 224,984 cases of COVID-19 in the province reported to date, 190,221 are reported resolved.