Ontario Reports 1,057 New COVID-19 Cases, 15 Deaths –

Ontario Reports 1,057 New COVID-19 Cases, 15 Deaths – fr

Ontario reported 1,057 new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday. The provincial total now stands at 529,510.

Saturday’s case count is lower than Friday’s, which saw 1,273 new infections. On Thursday, 1,135 were recorded against 1,095 on Wednesday.

According to Saturday’s report, 228 cases have been recorded in Toronto, 178 in Peel Region, 64 in Ottawa, 71 in Hamilton and 82 in York Region.

All other local public health units reported less than 60 new cases in the provincial report.

The death toll in the province rose to 8,726 as 15 more deaths were recorded.

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At 8 p.m. on Friday, 8,839,445 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine were administered. This marked an increase of 148,972 vaccines over the past day. There are over 650,000 people fully vaccinated with two doses.

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Meanwhile, 506,361 residents of Ontario have reportedly recovered from COVID-19, representing about 95% of known cases. The resolved cases increased by 2,057 from the previous day.

There were more resolved cases than new cases on Saturday.

Active cases in Ontario now stand at 14,423 – down from the day before when it was 15,438, and down from May 22 when it was 21,454. wave of coronavirus in January, active cases reached just over 30,000. In the third wave in April, active cases exceeded 43,000.

The government said 33,559 tests had been processed in the past 24 hours. There is currently a backlog of 14,678 tests awaiting results. A total of 15,177,862 tests have been carried out since the start of the pandemic.

Testing positivity for Saturday was 3.6%, down from 3.4 for Friday, which was the lowest since March 8. This figure is the same as Thursday’s 3.6%, and is down from last week when it was 6%.

Ontario reported 934 people are hospitalized for COVID-19 (down 89 from the previous day) with 626 patients in intensive care units (down 19) and 438 intensive care patients on ventilators (in decrease of 20). Overall, hospitalizations have been declining since the peak of the third wave in April.

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Variants of concern in Ontario

Authorities have documented the distribution of the new VOCs (variants of concern) detected so far in the province, which consist of B.1.1.7 (first detected in the UK and is currently the dominant known strain) , B.1.351 (first detected in South Africa), P.1 (first detected in Brazil).

VOC B.1.1.7: 124,172 variant cases, up 986 compared to the previous day,

B.1.351 VOC: 945 cases of variants, an increase of 31 compared to the previous day.

The COV P.1: 2,794 cases of variants, ie 178 more than the day before.

Here’s a breakdown of the total number of cases in Ontario by sex and age:

  • 263,543 people are men, an increase of 571 cases.
  • 261,745 people are women – an increase of 547 cases.
  • 84,020 people are 19 years old and under, an increase of 243 cases.
  • 198,210 people are between 20 and 39 years old, an increase of 436 cases.
  • 151,728 people are between 40 and 59 years old, an increase of 255 cases.
  • 70,736 people are between 60 and 79 years old, an increase of 102 cases.
  • 24,719 people are 80 years and over, an increase of 21 cases.
  • The province notes that all cases have no declared age or sex.

Here’s a breakdown of the total number of COVID-19-related deaths by age:

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  • Deaths reported among 19 years and under: 4
  • Deaths reported between ages 20 and 39: 70
  • Deaths reported among 40 to 59 year olds: 501 (+2)
  • Deaths reported among 60-79 year olds: 2,699 (+10)
  • Deaths reported among those aged 80 and over: 5,451 (+3)
  • The province notes that there may be a delay in reporting deaths and that corrections or updates to the data may result in the deletion of death records.

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