Ontario reported 613 new cases of COVID-19 on Monday and no additional deaths related to the virus. The total number of provincial cases now stands at 584,541.

Of the 613 new cases recorded, the data showed that 350 were unvaccinated, 35 were partially vaccinated, 159 were fully vaccinated, and the vaccination status of 69 people was unknown.

According to monday report117 cases were recorded in Toronto, 70 in the Peel region, 48 in the York region, 46 in Hamilton, 45 in Windsor-Essex, 41 in Ottawa, and 35 in the Eastern Ontario Health Unit.

All other local public health units reported fewer than 30 new cases in the provincial report.

The death toll in the province has remained at 9,704 as no new deaths were recorded.

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

At 8pm on Sunday, 20,454 vaccines (7,401 for a first injection and 13,053 for a second injection) were administered on the last day.

There are more than 10.4 million people fully immunized with two doses, representing 80.3% of the eligible population (12 years and over). The coverage of the first dose is 85.9%.

Meanwhile, 569,211 Ontario residents were reported to have recovered from COVID-19, which is about 97 percent of known cases. The solved cases increased by 578 compared to the previous day.

Active cases in Ontario now stand at 5,626, an increase from the previous day when it was at 5,591, but is down from Sept. 20 when it was at 6,376. 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.

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The seven-day average has now reached 621, which is the same as yesterday, and is also down from the previous week when it was 711. A month ago, the seven-day average was around 700.

The government said 22,633 tests were processed in the previous 24 hours. There is currently a backlog of 9,306 tests awaiting results.

The positivity of the test reached 2 percent. Last week, the positivity of the test was 2.7 percent.

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Ontario Hospitalizations

Ontario reported 186 people in general hospital wards with COVID-19 (12 fewer than the day before) with 184 intensive care unit patients (seven more) and 157 intensive care unit patients on a ventilator (six more).

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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. Data from the province record that 5,822 patients in total have ever been in the ICU and 29,798 patients have been hospitalized for COVID since the start of the pandemic.

Provincial officials recently announced that they would begin to include the vaccination status of those hospitalized due to 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.

Due to incomplete data for the weekend, the latest figures come from Saturday. For those in general hospital wards with COVID, 133 were not vaccinated, 9 were partially vaccinated, and 43 were fully vaccinated. For those in ICU, 102 were not vaccinated, while 11 were partially vaccinated and 7 were fully vaccinated.

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 UK): 146,460 variant cases, of which one case was eliminated. This strain dominated the third wave of Ontario.

“Delta” VOC B.1.617.2 (first detected in India): 18,297 variant cases, an increase of 37 from the previous day. This strain dominates the fourth wave of Ontario.

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VOC B.1.351 “Beta” (first detected in South Africa): 1,502 variant cases, unchanged from the previous day.

“Gamma” the P.1 VOC (detected for the first time in Brazil): 5,229 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:

  • 291,188 people are men, an increase of 302 cases.
  • 289,223 people are women, an increase of 299 cases.
  • 16,379 people are under the age of four, an increase of 41 cases.
  • 29,482 people are between the ages of 5 and 11, an increase of 101 cases.
  • 52,184 people are between 12 and 19 years old, an increase of 55 cases.
  • 220,653 people are between 20 and 39 years old, an increase of 224 cases.
  • 164,155 people are between 40 and 59 years old, an increase of 115 cases.
  • 75,785 people are between 60 and 79 years old, an increase of 62 cases.
  • 25,791 people are 80 years or older, an increase of 15 cases.
  • The province notes that not all cases have a reported age or sex.

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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: 95
  • Deaths reported in ages 40 to 59: 659
  • Deaths reported in ages 60 to 79: 3,158
  • Deaths reported in 80 years or more: 5,785
  • 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 779 of the 4,844 schools in Ontario with at least one case of COVID-19.

On Monday, Ontario reported 135 new cases of COVID-19 in schools, with 120 among students, 13 among staff and two cases among individuals who were not identified.

There are 1,450 active infections among both students and staff, an increase from the 1,203 active cases reported on Friday.

A school is 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, 3,816 deaths have been reported among residents and patients in long-term care homes in Ontario, representing an increase of one death from the day before. Thirteen virus-related deaths in total have been reported among staff.

There are 17 current outbreaks in households, which has not changed from the previous day.

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The ministry also indicated that there are currently 55 active cases among long-term care residents and 38 active cases among staff, an increase of two for both in the last day.

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