Skip to main content

Ontario has set another record for new daily COVID-19 infections, with 13,807 cases reported today.

The province is also recording three more deaths due to COVID-19.

Health Minister Christine Elliott says 965 people are hospitalized with COVID-19, including 200 people in intensive care.

Where do I book a COVID-19 booster or a vaccine appointment for my kids? Latest rules by province

The Omicron COVID-19 variant has sparked global concern and prompted new travel restrictions. Here’s everything you need to know

She says the seven-day average of COVID-19 related patients in ICU is 179.

Elliott notes provincial data is being updated to distinguish patients in hospital or intensive care due to COVID-19 from those who were admitted for other reasons but also tested positive.

The numbers come as Ontario’s top doctor is set to make an announcement on the province’s pandemic response.

Sign up for the Coronavirus Update newsletter to read the day’s essential coronavirus news, features and explainers written by Globe reporters and editors.