Ontario Reports 422 New COVID-19 Cases, 3 More Deaths | The Canadian News

Ontario reported 422 new COVID-19 cases on Monday, a slight uptick from a week ago but still below 500. The total provincial cases now stands at 600,377.

For comparison, last Monday he saw 326 new cases (a jump of almost 100 cases) and the previous Monday he saw 373.

Of the 422 new cases recorded, the data showed that 225 were unvaccinated, 13 were partially vaccinated, 161 were fully vaccinated, and the vaccination status of 23 people was unknown.

According to monday reportThere were 61 cases in Toronto, 47 in the Peel region, 41 in the York region, 38 in Ottawa, 25 in Simcoe Muskoka, 21 in the Southwest and 20 in Hamilton.

All other local public health units reported fewer than 20 new cases in the provincial report.

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The death toll in the province has risen to 9,874, as three new deaths were recorded.

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Vaccinations, recoveries, tests, 7-day average in Ontario

At 8 p.m. Sunday, 7,427 vaccinations (2,335 for a first injection and 5,092 for a second) were administered on the last day.

There are more than 11 million people fully immunized with two doses, representing 84.5% of the eligible population (12 years and older). The coverage of the first dose is 88.2%.

Meanwhile, 587,344 Ontario residents were reported to have recovered from COVID-19, which is about 98 percent of known cases. The solved cases increased by 275 compared to the previous day.

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Active cases in Ontario now stand at 3,159, up from the previous day when it was at 3,015, and it’s down since Oct. 25 when it was at 3,215. At the peak of the second wave coronavirus surge in January, active cases reached just over 30,000. In the third wave in April, active cases exceeded 43,000.

The seven-day average has now reached 363, which is less than the previous week when it was 372. A month ago, the seven-day average was around 600.

The government said 19,840 tests were processed in the last 24 hours. 6,650 tests are currently being investigated.

The positivity of the test reached 1.8 percent. Last week, the positivity of the test was 1.6 percent.

Ontario Hospitalizations

Ontario reported 134 people in general hospital wards with COVID-19 (30 more than the day before) with 133 patients in intensive care units (unchanged) and 108 patients in intensive care units on a ventilator (unchanged) .

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At the peak of the third wave, which was the worst wave of hospitalizations, the province saw up to 900 ICU patients with COVID and almost 2,400 in general hospital wards.

Provincial officials announced that they would begin to include the vaccination status of those hospitalized for COVID-19 as part of their daily COVID-19 data reports. They noted that the new dataset will grow and improve over time as more information is collected. There may be a discrepancy due to how and when information from both is collected.

Due to the weekend, the latest data comes from Saturday. For those in general hospital wards with COVID, 90 were not vaccinated, 11 were partially vaccinated, and 36 were fully vaccinated. For those in ICU, 66 were not vaccinated while 5 were partially vaccinated and 13 were fully vaccinated.

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Worrisome variants in Ontario

Officials have listed disaggregated data for the new VOCs (variants of interest) detected so far in the province, consisting of:

VOC B.1.1.7 “Alpha” (first detected in the UK): 146,507 variant cases, an increase of 2 from the previous day. This strain dominated the third wave of Ontario.

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“Delta” VOC B.1.617.2 (first detected in India): 21,196 variant cases, representing an increase of 59 from the previous day. This strain dominates the fourth wave of Ontario.

VOC B.1.351 “Beta” (first detected in South Africa): 1,503 variant cases, unchanged from the previous day.

“Gamma” the P.1 VOC (detected for the first time in Brazil): 5,231 variant cases, which remains unchanged from the previous day.

NOTE: It takes several days for positive COVID-19 tests to be retested to determine the exact variant. Therefore, there may be more variant cases than general cases in the daily reports.

Here is a breakdown of the total cases in Ontario by gender and age:

  • 300133 people are men, an increase of 213 cases.
  • 298,099 people are women, an increase of 209 cases.
  • 17,175 people are under the age of four, an increase of 21 cases.
  • 31,896 people are between the ages of 5 and 11, an increase of 71 cases.
  • 53,592 people are between 12 and 19 years old, an increase of 41 cases.
  • 225,768 people are between 20 and 39 years old, an increase of 139 cases.
  • 168,060 people are between 40 and 59 years old, an increase of 88 cases.
  • 77,661 people are between 60 and 79 years old, an increase of 55 cases.
  • 26,117 people are 80 years or older, an increase of 6 cases.
  • The province notes that not all cases have a reported age or sex.

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

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  • Deaths reported in children under 19 years: six
  • Deaths reported in ages 20 to 39: 103
  • Deaths reported ages 40 to 59: 687
  • Deaths reported ages 60 to 79: 3232
  • Deaths reported in 80 years or more: 5,845
  • The province indicates that there may be a delay in the notification of deaths and data

Cases Among Ontario School Staff and Students

In the meantime, government figures show There are currently 515 of the 4,844 schools in Ontario with at least one case of COVID-19.

On Monday, Ontario reported 74 new cases of COVID-19 in schools, 68 among students and 6 among staff. Data was collected between Thursday afternoon and Friday afternoon, a 24-hour period.

There are 973 active infections among students and staff, a decrease from the 1,004 active cases reported on Friday.

Three schools are closed as a result of positive cases.

Cases, Deaths, and Outbreaks in Ontario Long-Term Care Homes

According to the Ontario Ministry of Long-Term Care, 3,824 deaths have been reported among residents and patients in long-term care homes in Ontario, which has not changed from the day before. Thirteen virus-related deaths in total have been reported among staff.

There are 3 current outbreaks in households, which has not changed from the previous day.

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The ministry also indicated that there are currently 14 active cases among long-term care residents and 11 active cases among staff, also all unchanged from the last day.

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