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Ontario Records 476 New COVID-19 Cases, 14 More Deaths – .


Ontario is reporting 328 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday as the seven-day average continues to decline.

The new infections are down from 443 cases on Sunday, 486 cases on Saturday and 373 on Monday.

The province’s seven-day moving average is now down to 407, from 525 a week ago.

There are 177 new cases Tuesday among unvaccinated people, while 16 are partially vaccinated and 105 are fully vaccinated. There are 30 people whose vaccination status is unknown.

Ontario reported four more COVID-19-related deaths the day before, bringing the death toll to 9,819.

With just over 20,400 tests processed in the past 24 hours, the health ministry says the province’s positivity rate is around 1.5%.

There are at least 260 people in Ontario hospitals who currently have COVID-19, including 159 in intensive care units.

Nearly 500 people have recovered from COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, meaning there are 3,672 active cases in the province.

To date, 87% of eligible people in Ontario have received a dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, while 83% are considered fully immune.

The improved QR code for the province’s COVID-19 vaccine became available to all residents on Monday.

Ontarians can now download a scannable QR code that can be presented to restaurants and businesses that require proof of vaccination, along with acceptable identification.

Premier Doug Ford’s office said as of Tuesday, more than three million people have downloaded their QR codes.

Click here to find out how to get your QR code.

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