Ontario reported 728 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday, bringing the total case count in the province to 610,950.

This is the third day in a row that cases above 700 have been reported.

Five more deaths were recorded on Saturday, bringing the provincial death toll to 9,964.

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The Ministry of Health reported that of the 728 reported cases, 441 were among those who were not fully vaccinated or had an unknown vaccination status. The remaining 287 cases were reported among people who were fully vaccinated.

Health Minister Christine Elliot tweeted that there are currently 283 people hospitalized with COVID-19. Of the 283 hospitalizations, 215 patients are not fully vaccinated or have unknown vaccination status. The remaining 68 patients are fully vaccinated.

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According to the latest provincial data, 89 cases were recorded in Toronto, 60 in Sudbury, 49 in the Waterloo region, 45 in the Peel region and 41 in Windsor-Essex. All other public health units registered fewer than 40 cases.

The province also reported that 500 cases were considered resolved on Saturday.

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