Many public health experts say the province is in the third wave of the epidemic.
Remember, on Wednesday, Ontario celebrated its first anniversary since the province was suspended by its first president on March 17, 2020.
A year later, a total of 323,509 cases of COVID-19 were recorded.
Public Health Ontario has 1,136 confirmed cases of the British coronavirus, 47 from South Africa and 34 cases originating from Brazil.
These variants are considered to be more contagious by epidemiologists.
Covid-19 killed 15 Ontario residents on Wednesday, bringing the total death toll from the virus to 7,202.
On the same day, 730 people were in the hospital treating COVID-19 symptoms.
Of these patients, 304 were in intensive care, and just over half of them required a ventilator to survive.
In Long Term Care Homes (LTCHs), Public Health reported no virus-related deaths during the day on Wednesday, but four residents and three employees were diagnosed with COVID-19.
Since COVID-19 reached these facilities, 3,752 residents and 11 employees have lost their lives.
On Wednesday, 58,119 people offered their needle arm to receive the COVID-19 vaccine.
In the province,
To date, 92.8% of the population has yet to receive any dose of the vaccine.
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