"Not only Bharat Biotech's Covaxin, but Zydus Cadila's Covid-19 vaccine is already being tested on children". The number indicates how many people COVID-19 patient could infect.
Of the new infections confirmed today, 115 are in Toronto, 112 are in Peel Region, 59 are in Niagara Region, 47 are in York Region and 40 are in Ottawa.
Dr. Deena Hinshaw, the province's chief medical officer of health, says in a tweet that Alberta's test-positivity rate is 4.5 per cent.
Meanwhile, more and more Canadians are getting vaccinated against COVID-19 every day.
COVID-19 cases in Ontario now total 536,082 with 518,860 listed as resolved. A net decline of 77,449 cases has been recorded in the COVID-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours.
"As immunity is still building up across the population, public health measures and individual precautions are crucial for COVID-19 control", she said. Over the past seven days there have been a total of three new reported deaths.
The weekly positivity rate has declined to 6.54%.
Declining case counts and hospitalizations in recent weeks has prompted to the province to take a look at reopening patios and shuttered businesses a little earlier than expected.
Authorities say the sources of all three infections have been traced back to travel or to previously reported cases.
9,992,575 doses of vaccine have been administered.
There were 19 new reported deaths Friday.
Public health says there are now 30 confirmed infections linked to the western Newfoundland cluster. Over the past seven days there have been a total of eight new reported deaths.
The figure, which marks a decline from the 744 reported a day earlier, also represents the lowest daily case count since October 18. With this, the total number of discharges has reached 2,67,95,549.
Montreal reported the highest number of new cases in the province with 57. India continues to be second-most-affected globally.
India reported 114,460 new coronavirus infections on Sunday, the lowest in two months, while the death toll increased by 2,677, as parts of the country prepared to ease movement restrictions.
Today's update also includes 1,222 new recoveries and 10 deaths.
Case counts haven't fallen below the 700 mark in Ontario since mid-October.