Ontario is reporting less than 1,000 new COVID-19 infections on Sunday with only 122 cases in Toronto as that health region continues to deal with an ongoing data cleanup.
Stay at Home orders have been in effect since January 14 and are set to expire in 28 regions on February 16, with Toronto, Peel, and York set to expire on February 22.
Today's total marks the third time in the past month the number of daily cases has dropped below 1,000 but on all three occassions, it appears the case counts were artificially low due to data reporting errors involving Toronto Public Health.
Across the province 763 people are in hospital, up 120 from yesterday, and 4 fewer people are in the ICU.
Currently, 295 patients are being treated in the ICU with 204 people on ventilators.
Sunday's figures brought the provincial test positivity rate to 2.6 per cent.
Another 32,143 tests are still under investigation and/or being processed. To date, more than 10.2 million tests have been completed.
The Province has confirmed 41 new cases of the COVID-19 variant that originated in the United Kingdom bringing the total to 275.
There were no new cases of the South African variant in addition to the three cases already reported.
According to Public Health Ontario, there are delays between specimen collection and the testing required to confirm a variant of concern.
A total of 442,441 doses of vaccine have been administered in the province.
Public Health Ontario has confirmed 284,887 cases of COVID-19 since the start of the pandemic, and reported 265,893 recoveries and 6,651 deaths, of which 3,780 were individuals living in long-term care homes. Health Minister Christine Elliott says there are 361 new cases in Toronto, 210 in Peel Region, and 122 in York Region.
Public Health Sudbury and Districts (PHSD) said there are now 35 cases being actively monitored.
Provincial health officials logged 981 new cases today, down from 1,300 recorded on Saturday. No other case causes were mentioned.
883 people are now hospitalized with COVID-19 in Ontario, down from 948 reported yesterday.