Ontario reports another 640 COVID-19 cases and 10 more deaths. Of the 10 deaths, four occurred more than a month ago and were added to the cumulative count as part of a data cleanup. according to the latest report from the province released Saturday morning.

Ontario has administered 47,871 vaccine dose since its last daily update, with 21,614,205 vaccinations administered in total at 8 pm the night before.

According to Star’s vaccine tracker, 11,176,654 people in Ontario have received at least one injection. That’s roughly 85.7 percent of the eligible population 12 and older, and the equivalent of 75.2 percent of the total population, including those who are not yet eligible for the vaccine.

The province says 10,437,551 people have completed their vaccinations, meaning they have received both doses. That’s roughly 80.1 percent of the eligible population 12 and older, and the equivalent of 70.2 percent of the total population, including those who are not yet eligible for the vaccine.

The province now includes data that reflects hospitalizations and cases by vaccination status. Ontario cautions that the process may cause discrepancies between other hospitalization numbers that are collected through a different process, and that the data may not match daily COVID-19 case counts.

The province reports that 370 cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in unvaccinated people, 46 were partially vaccinated, and 155 cases were fully vaccinated. Again, the province cautions that the data may not match daily COVID case counts because records with a missing or invalid health card number cannot be linked.

The province says data on hospitalizations by vaccination status will not be updated on Sundays and Mondays due to incomplete weekend reports.

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The province says 33,303 tests were completed the day before and a positivity rate of 1.9 percent.

There are currently 323 people hospitalized with COVID-19 in the province, including 153 intensive care patients who have tested positive for COVID-19. There are 128 people with fans.

Locally, there are 113 cases in Toronto, 69 in the Peel region, 58 in the York region, and 50 in Ottawa.

Meanwhile, one more resident in long-term care has died totaling 3,815 since the pandemic began, in the latest report published by the province,

Ontario reports two more long-term care homes in the outbreak, for a total of 17 or 2.7 percent of LTC homes in the province.

These data are self-reported by long-term care homes to the Ministry of Long-Term Care. The daily case and death figures may not immediately match the figures published by local public health units due to delays in reporting time.

There are two more confirmed cases of the Alpha variant first detected in the UK, for a cumulative total of 146,457 cases.

There are no new Ontario cases of the Beta variant first detected in South Africa, for a cumulative total of 1,502 cases.

There are no new cases of the Gamma variant found for the first time in Brazil, for a cumulative total of 5,229 cases.

There are 178 more cases of the Delta variant first detected in India, for a cumulative total of 18,014 cases.



Reference-www.thestar.com

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