Ontario COVID-19 cases appear to be dropping and the government has announced that Tuesday's daily case count is the lowest it's been since March.

The province reported just 1,616 new cases on Tuesday, which is the lowest the daily count has been since March 24, when 1,571 new cases were reported.


Most of the new cases were reported in the GTHA, with 472 new cases in Toronto, 360 in Peel, 116 in York Region, 114 in Hamilton and 102 in Durham.

Starting today, the Ontario government has expanded its vaccine eligibility to anyone 18 and over.

"As of 8:00 p.m. yesterday, 7,286,177 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered," Christine Elliott, minister of health, added in a follow-up tweet.