Ontario reported another 183 cases of COVID-19 on Friday, the fewest on a single day since Sept. 6, 2020 when the province was in the earliest weeks of its second wave of the illness.
Here are some other key pandemic indicators and figures from the Ministry of Health's daily provincial update:
Seven-day average of daily cases: 192
Tests completed: 26,101
Provincewide test positivity rate: 0.7 per cent, the lowest on a Friday since Sept. 4
Active cases: 1,757
Patients in ICU with COVID-related illnesses: 202; 143 needed a ventilator to breathe
Deaths: Nine, pushing the official toll to 9,237
Vaccinations: 224,864. roughly 89 per cent of which were second doses. Nearly 79 per cent of Ontario adults have now had at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.
Ontario: New daily cases of COVID-19