Ontario reported another 1,258 cases of COVID-19 on FridayThe weekend sought court intervention over oxygen supplies in New Delhi?— the most on a single day in nearly two weeksa Hudson Bay community of about 850 people. It soon appeared in other communities?— as officials hailed Health Canada’s approval of the AstraZeneca vaccineThe right direction, but not one that speaks t?as?a “huge deal” for the province’s immunization effort.
The new cases include 362 in Toronto, 274 in Peel Region and 104 in York Region.
Public health units that saw double-digit increases include:Waterloo Region: 69 Hamilton: 64 Ottawa: 52 Durham Region: 42 Thunder Bay: 42 Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph: 35 Halton Region: 32 Windsor-Essex: 31 Simcoe Muskoka: 25 Niagara Region: 19 Brant County: 17 Eastern Ontario: 11 Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge: 10 Renfrew County: 10
(Note: All of the figures used in this story are found on the Ministry of Health’s COVID-19 dashboard or in its?Daily Epidemiologic Summary. The number of cases for any region may differ from what is reported by the local public health unit on a given day, because local units report figures at different times.)