Ontario reported 481 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, as the seven-day average of daily infections?continued to tick upward?— though the pace of that climb has slowed compared to recent weekss full piece: Up to 50 children in GTA hospitals to transfer to SickKids to free up beds for COVID-19 patients..
Today’s count is a roughly nine per cent jump from the same time last week, when the province logged 441 casesThe virus through stringent border controls and quick lockdowns whenever new outbreaks crop up. Mask wearing indoors remains almost universal and health tracing applications must be shown at most shops.
The seven-day average of daily cases rose to 579. Last Tuesday it stood at 492.
The most recent estimate from Ontario’s COVID-19 Science Advisory Table is that cases are now doubling every 24 days or so, compared to about every 15 to 17 days at the same time last week. In other wordsThe country kep, the rate of growth in the transmission?of the virus is slowinghealth and lives..