Ontario reports 177 COVID-19 cases, 6 deaths

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Ontario is reporting 177 caller COVID-19 cases connected Sunday, bringing the provincial full to 548,217.

According to Sunday’s report, 33 cases were recorded successful Grey Bruce, 32 successful Waterloo Region, 22 successful Toronto, 16 successful Hamilton and 12 successful Peel Region.

All different section nationalist wellness units reported less than 10 caller cases successful the provincial report.

The decease toll successful the state has risen to 9,284 arsenic six much deaths were recorded.

As of 8 p.m. connected Saturday, much than 18.1 cardinal full COVID-19 vaccine doses were administered. That marked an summation of 134,654 vaccines (15,792 for a archetypal changeable and 118,862 for a 2nd shot) successful the past day.

There are much than 7.8 million radical afloat immunized with 2 doses which is 62.5 per cent of the big (18+) population. First dose big sum stands astatine 80 per cent.

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Meanwhile, 537,545 Ontario residents were reported to person recovered from COVID-19, which is astir 98 per cent of known cases. Resolved cases accrued by 166 from the erstwhile day.

There were less resolved cases than caller cases connected Sunday.

Active cases successful Ontario present basal astatine 1,378.

The authorities said 14,805 tests were processed successful the past 24 hours. There is presently a backlog of 4,936 tests awaiting results. A full of 16,346,635 tests person been completed since the commencement of the pandemic.

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Test positivity for Sunday deed 1 per cent, up from Friday and Saturday which some stood astatine 0.6 per cent.

Ontario reported 105 radical are hospitalized with COVID-19 (down by 38 from the erstwhile day) with 150 patients successful intensive attraction units (up by one) and 99 patients successful ICUs connected a ventilator (down by 10).

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Variants of interest successful Ontario

Officials person listed breakdown information for the caller VOCs (variants of concern) detected truthful acold successful the state which dwell of the B.1.1.7 (now named by WHO arsenic “Alpha” and was archetypal detected successful the United Kingdom), B.1.351 (now named by WHO arsenic “Beta” and was archetypal detected successful South Africa), P.1 (now named by WHO arsenic “Gamma” and was archetypal detected successful Brazil), and B.1.617.2 (now named by WHO arsenic “Delta” and was archetypal detected successful India).

“Alpha” the B.1.1.7 VOC: 144,798 variant cases, which is up by six since the erstwhile day,

“Beta” the B.1.351 VOC: 1,466 variant cases, up by 1 since the erstwhile day.

“Gamma” the P.1 VOC: 4,955 variant cases, which is up by 4 since the erstwhile day.

“Delta” B.1.617.2 VOC: 3,318 variant cases, which is up by 36 since the erstwhile day.

NOTE: It takes respective days for affirmative COVID-19 tests to beryllium re-examined for the nonstop variant. Therefore, determination whitethorn beryllium much variant cases than wide cases successful regular reporting.

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