Wed. Aug 10th, 2022

Ontario reported 535 cases of COVID-19 on Sunday, bringing the total number of cases in the province to 591,866.

Health Minister Christine Elliott said of the new cases, 388 involve people who are not fully vaccinated or have an unknown vaccination status, while 147 are fully vaccinated individuals.

In comparison, 580 cases were reported on Sunday, which means that the average of seven days continues to fall. On October 3, the average of seven days was 596, while this Sunday it stands at 538. On Saturday it was 544.

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Two more deaths were also announced on October 10, bringing the provincial virus-related death toll to 9,790.

A total of 577,490 coronavirus cases are considered resolved, which is 539 more.

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More than 29,700 additional tests were conducted. Ontario has now administered a total of 18,397,444 tests, and 8,610 are still under investigation.

The province stated that the positivity rate for the last day was 1.8 percent, which is the same as Saturday’s report, and down from last Sunday’s report when it was two percent.

Provincial figures showed that there are 153 people on intensive care due to COVID-19 (no change), of which 100 are in a ventilator (up to six).

As of 8 p.m. Saturday, 22,071,730 COVID-19 vaccine doses had been administered in Ontario, marking an increase of 29,247. Of the most recent shots given, 10,281 were the first dose and 18,966 were the second dose.

In Ontario, 87 percent of people aged 12-plus have received at least one vaccine dose, and 82.3 percent are fully vaccinated.

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