Ontario reports 741 new COVID-19 cases, 3 more deaths

Ontario reported 741 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday, bringing the total number of cases in the province to 611,691.

Of the 741 new cases recorded, the figures show 350 unvaccinated, 20 partially vaccinated, 331 fully vaccinated, and 40 with unknown vaccination status.

According to Sunday’s report, 80 cases were recorded in Toronto, 84 cases in Simcoe-Muskoka, 50 cases in Windsor-Essex, 48 cases in Ottawa, and 43 cases in the Peel Region. All other local public health units reported fewer than 40 new cases in the provincial report.

The death toll in the province rose to 9,967 as three more deaths were reported.

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As of 8 p.m. Saturday, 11,404 vaccines (4,059 for the first dose and 7,345 for the second) had been administered on the last day.

More than 11.2 million people were fully immunized with two doses, representing 85.9% of the eligible population (12 years of age and older). The first dose coverage rate was 88.9%.

Meanwhile, 596,259 Ontario residents are reported to have recovered from COVID-19.

Active cases in Ontario now stand at 5,465 – up from the previous day’s 5,317.

The government said 29,799 tests were processed in the previous 24 hours. There are 6,884 tests currently under investigation.

Test positivity reached 2.6% on Sunday.

Ontario reported 107 people in general hospital wards with COVID-19 with 135 patients in intensive care units and 113 patients in ventilator intensive care units.

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