Today, Toronto Public Health is reporting a daily average of 105 new COVID-19 cases. With this return to triple-digit new cases, the City of Toronto is urging all people to get vaccinated as soon as possible with both vital doses of COVID-19 vaccine.
Toronto Public Health is reporting 316 new cases of COVID-19 in Toronto since August 6 – a daily average of 105 new cases. Since the start of the pandemic, there have been a total of 171,426 cases of COVID-19. There are 26 people hospitalized. To date, there have been 3,614 COVID-19 deaths in Toronto. In total, 167,056 people have recovered. Case status data can be found on Toronto Public Health’s reporting dashboard.
Fully vaccinated people have greater protection against COVID-19 than unvaccinated people. All eligible Toronto residents are urged to get vaccinated as soon as possible to help stop the spread of COVID-19 and its variants.
The City and Team Toronto vaccination partners have made getting vaccinated against COVID-19 as easy as possible. Information on how to get vaccinated immediately is on the City’s COVID-19: How to Get Vaccinated webpage.
Toronto Public Health is also urging everyone in the city to continue to follow public health measures, including staying home when sick, practising physical distancing and wearing a mask when physical distancing is not possible. Residents who exhibit any COVID-19 symptoms or have been in close contact with someone who has had COVID-19 should get tested as soon as possible. Information on how to get tested is on the City’s COVID-19 Testing webpage.
Toronto is now in Step Three of the Province of Ontario’s Roadmap to Reopen. As the city progresses through the provincial reopening framework, all people are reminded to continue following public health advice, including practising physical distancing and wearing a mask when physical distancing is not possible. All residents should review the City’s COVID-19: Reopening Guide for Toronto Residents for what is permitted under provincial regulations and City bylaws.
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