1,632 people are now hospitalized with COVID-19 in Ontario, down from 1,647 reported yesterday.
The province is reporting 3,422 new cases of the virus today and 69 associated deaths.
Two additional deaths are also reported in the Outaouais, one from the Gracefield accommodation center and the other from the Vallée-de-la-Lièvre accommodation center, for a total of 137 deaths linked to COVID-19.
The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (all times Eastern): 12 p.m. Nova Scotia is reporting four new cases of COVID-19 today and now has 29 active infections.
During Friday's COVID-19 community update, Dr. Wang mentioned the hospitalization data Public Health puts on its dashboard is from the Province.
In an effort to help curb the spread of the disease, the provincial government ordered a 28-day Ontario-wide lockdown on December 26.
The Ontario government has declared a state of emergency, the second since the start of the pandemic, and a stay at-home order is in effect until at least February 11, 2021. If it is less than 1, it means spread is slowing.
Williams said long-term care residents, essential caregivers and staff - the first group cleared for inoculation under the provincial vaccination strategy - will receive their second dose of Pfizer vaccine between 21 and 27 days after their initial shot.
Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson told CTV News at Six on Saturday that the City had administered 19,980 doses of vaccine.
The Ottawa Hospital received a new shipment of 5,850 doses on Wednesday.
There were 14,460 doses of vaccines against COVID-19 administered on January 15, down from 15,609 on January 14.
The number of people in Ottawa with known active cases of COVID-19 has dropped slightly after reaching a record high of 1,286 on Saturday.
Ontario's stricter measures were announced after grim projections on COVID-19 suggested the health system could be overwhelmed if cases continue to rise at current rates.
The number of active cases is the number of total laboratory-confirmed cases of COVID-19 minus the numbers of resolved cases and deaths.
Since yesterday, 3,078 more cases were resolved and almost 60,200 additional tests completed.