Ontario Reports 373 New Coronavirus Cases, 6 More Deaths – .

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Ontario Reports 373 New Coronavirus Cases, 6 More Deaths – .


Provincial health officials reported fewer than 400 new cases of COVID-19 and six more deaths on Saturday, a day after the government announced its plan to lift all remaining public health restrictions by March.

Ontario recorded 373 new cases of COVID-19 today, up from 492 on Friday and 486 a week ago.

The drop in day-to-day cases helped the seven-day moving average fall below 400 for the first time since mid-August.

The average now stands at 389, down from 441 a week ago.

The province reported 413 new cases on Thursday, 304 on Wednesday and 328 on Tuesday.

Of the cases reported today, 210 of the individuals are unvaccinated, 18 are partially vaccinated, 109 are fully vaccinated and 36 have unknown vaccination status.

So far, over 87% of eligible Ontarians have received one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine and over 83% have received two doses and are considered fully immunized.

Children under 12 are not yet eligible to receive a vaccine.

The number of virus-related deaths in the province stands at 9,845.

Doug Ford’s government on Friday announced plans to lift remaining public health restrictions by March, including indoor masks and the vaccine certificate system that went into effect last month.

More soon.

The numbers used in this story can be found in the Ontario Ministry of Health’s COVID-19 Daily Epidemiological Summary. The number of cases for a city or region may differ slightly from what is reported by the province, as local units report the numbers at different times.

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