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The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada for Monday, May 17, 2021

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (all times eastern):

10:30 a.m.

Ontario is reporting 2,170 new cases of COVID-19 today and four more deaths attributed to the novel coronavirus.

Health Minister Christine Elliott says there are 566 new cases in Toronto, 556 in Peel Region, and 215 in York Region.

Today’s data is based on nearly 24,500 completed COVID-19 tests.

Ontario says 1,320 people are hospitalized with the disease but notes that more than 10 per cent of hospitals did not submit data over the weekend.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published May 17, 2021.

The Canadian Press