For the fourth straight day the province of Ontario is reporting more than 200 new cases of COVID-19.
Health officials confirmed 218 new infections on Sunday. That’s a drop from the 258 cases reported the previous day. However, a week ago there were just 172 cases reported.
The rolling seven-day average of new cases continues to climb, up to 189.
Another two people have died as a result of the virus, raising the provincial total to 9,347.
The province administered 60,583 doses of COVID-19 vaccine on Saturday, bringing the total number of Ontarians who have received at least one shot to more than 19.5 million. As well, the number of people who have been fully vaccinated in the province has surpassed nine million.
More to come