Ontario reports 654 new cases of COVID-19, another 2 deaths

Ontario on Saturday reported 654 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of cases in the province to 59,331.

This is the first time in seven days that cases over 600 have been reported. The seven-day average is now at 544, down from 607 at this point last week.

According to the latest provincial data, 123 cases were recorded in Toronto, 80 were recorded in the Peel Region, 66 in the York Region, 50 in Ottawa, 47 in Hamilton and 41 in Windsor-Essex. All other public health units registered under 30 cases.

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The Ministry of Health reported that out of 654 reported cases, 464 were among those who are not fully vaccinated or have an unknown vaccination status. 190 of these cases were reported among people who are fully vaccinated.

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The Ministry of Health reported that 258 people were admitted with COVID-19 with 153 patients in intensive care units.

Two more deaths were recorded Saturday, bringing the provincial death toll to 9,788.

It was also reported that 577 cases were considered resolved on Friday.

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