Ontario Reports 700+ COVID-19 Cases for 3rd Day in a Row, 2 More Deaths – .

Ontario Reports 700+ COVID-19 Cases for 3rd Day in a Row, 2 More Deaths – .

Ontario reported 740 cases of COVID-19 on Sunday, bringing the total number of cases in the province to 564,331.

This is the third day in a row the province has reported more than 700 cases of COVID-19.

Health Minister Christine Elliott said that of the new cases, 551 involved people not fully vaccinated or whose vaccination status was unknown, while 189 involved people who were fully vaccinated.

For comparison, last Sunday 722 cases were reported.

Two new deaths were also announced on August 29, bringing the number of virus-related deaths in the province to 9,498.

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A total of 548,959 coronavirus cases are considered resolved, an increase of 561.

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Almost 22,900 additional tests were carried out. Ontario has now completed a total of 17,190,384 tests and 8,739 are still under investigation.

The province said the positivity rate for the last day was 3.3 percent, up from Saturday’s report, where it was 2.6 percent, and up from the report. from last Sunday, where it was 3.2 percent.

Provincial figures have shown that there are 158 people in intensive care due to COVID-19 (down from four), of whom 98 are on a ventilator (up from 11).

As of 8 p.m. Saturday, 20,709,011 doses of COVID-19 vaccine had been administered in Ontario, marking an increase of 29,695. Of these, 19,449 were second doses.

In Ontario, 82.8 percent of people aged 12 and over have received at least one dose of the vaccine and 76 percent are fully immunized.

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