Ontario reported 854 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday, bringing the total case count in the province to 616,051.
This is a drop from Friday, when Ontario reported 927 cases for the first time since early September, where the count was higher than 900.
For comparison, last Saturday he saw 728 new cases and the previous Saturday he saw 661 cases.
Two more deaths were recorded on Saturday, bringing the provincial death toll to 9,993.
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The Ministry of Health reported that of 854 reported cases, 451 were among those who were not fully vaccinated and 31 have an unknown vaccination status. The remaining 349 cases were reported among people who were fully vaccinated.
According to a tweet from Health Minister Christine Elliot, there are currently 254 people hospitalized with COVID-19 (14 fewer than the day before). Of the 254 patients, 206 are not fully vaccinated or have an unknown vaccination status. The 48 remaining patients are fully vaccinated.
There are 134 patients in intensive care units due to COVID-19, (six less than the day before) and 87 patients in intensive care units with a ventilator (one more than the day before).
According to the latest provincial data, 107 cases were recorded in the Simcoe Muskoka district, 97 cases in Toronto, 82 in Windsor-Essex, 48 in the York region, 47 in the Peel region, 44 in Ottawa and 43 in Sudbury and All others districts. public health units registered less than 40 cases.
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In the last 24 hours, 31,444 tests were completed. The positivity of the test reached 3 percent. Last week, the positivity of the test was 2.3 percent.
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Meanwhile, the province also reported that 580 cases were considered resolved on Saturday. A total of 599,979 Ontario residents were reported to have recovered from the virus.
Active cases in Ontario now stand at 6,079, up from 5,807 the day before. 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.
According to the most recent data, 86.3 percent aged 12 and over are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. At least 89.4% of the eligible population has received at least one dose. More than 22 million doses have been administered since the vaccine launch began last year.
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