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Ontario records 1,299 new COVID cases Sunday, the highest new case count since mid-February

Ontario sees spike in cases

Ontario is reporting 1,299 new cases of COVID-19 today and 15 more deaths linked to the virus.

This is the highest number of new cases in the province since mid-February.

Health Minister Christine Elliott says there are 329 new cases in Toronto, 192 in Peel Region, and 116 in York Region.

Sunday's data is based on 46,586 completed tests.

The province also says 30,192 doses of COVID-19 vaccine were administered since Saturday's update.

Meanwhile, Quebec is reporting 707 new cases of COVID-19 and seven new deaths linked to the pandemic.

Two of the deaths occurred in the last 24 hours while the rest happened earlier.

Hospitalizations declined by nine to 592, with 107 people in intensive care, which is two fewer than a day prior.

The province administered 15,329 doses of vaccine on Saturday.



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