Ontario COVID numbers: 370 people in hospital, 112 in intensive care

There are 370 people in hospital with COVID-19 on Sunday, according to data released by the provincial government.

There are also 112 people in an Ontario intensive care unit with or due to the virus.

The latest data represents a continuing decline in COVID-related hospitalizations. The numbers mean there are 158 fewer people in hospital Sunday compared to Saturday, with a week-on-week drop of 49 hospitalizations.

COVID-19 data may be lower on Sundays as some hospitals do not report over the weekend.

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Ontario dropped many of its last remaining mask mandates — including on transit — on Saturday.

The province also reported 659 lab-confirmed COVID-19 cases on Saturday. That figure, experts say, is likely an underestimate of the true number of cases due to testing restrictions that limit access to PCR tests in the province.

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Test positivity reported Sunday declined. A total of 6.5 per cent of test results reported on Sunday by Public Health Ontario were positive, compared to 7.1 per cent on Saturday.

Ontario recorded two new deaths Sunday.

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