As of 10:30 a.m. Friday, Public Health Ontario reported another 26 deaths associated with COVID-19, bringing the total to 12,525. Day to day change was 28 as two old cases were added through data clean-up.
There are 821 people in hospital (all hospitals reporting), 262 in the ICU (down five from the previous day) and 156 on a ventilator (up seven from the previous day).
Ontario has administered 31,753,871 vaccine doses (17,047 more than the previous day), 12,027,179 fully vaccinated.
Most recently available local statistics are published at 6 a.m. every weekday in the Newswatch COVID-19 Digest.
Please note: The Newswatch COVID-19 Ontario Update will end with its last report on Sunday, March 6, 2022. The provincial information will be included at 6 a.m. the following day on weekdays only in the Newswatch COVID-19 Digest, which will continue.