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On its third day in a row with more than 1,000 new cases, Ontario reported Sunday that 1,184 more people have tested positive for COVID-19.


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Of the new cases, 579 are in people who are not fully vaccinated and 69 are in people with an unknown vaccination status, Health Minister Christine Elliott said in a Twitter post Sunday morning.

There are 140 people in the hospital with the virus and 164 in the intensive care unit with COVID-related diseases. There are 101 intensive care patients in respirator.

The province reported no new deaths Sunday. The death toll is 10,024. There have been 623,497 confirmed cases of COVID-19 since the pandemic began.

Of those eligible to be vaccinated in Ontario – which now includes children ages five to 11 – 80.6 percent have been fully vaccinated. Of those aged 12 and over, about 87 percent are fully vaccinated.

A total of 23,976,361 doses have been administered throughout the province.


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In areas around the Ottawa region, 40 cases were reported in Kingston and 17 in the Eastern Ontario Health Unit, which includes Hawkesbury and Cornwall. Leeds, Grenville and Lanark saw 10, and three new cases were reported in Renfrew County.

The province’s seven-day rolling average of cases is now 926.

Latest COVID-19 news in Ottawa

Ottawa Public Health reported 55 new cases in the city Sunday and no new deaths.

There are 414 active cases in Ottawa and eight people in the hospital, two in the intensive care unit.

The city has seen a total of 32,278 cases since the beginning of the pandemic.

OPH also reported a new outbreak at a primary school, where two tested positive for COVID-19 at Michaelle Jean primary school.

There are 20 ongoing outbreaks in childcare or school facilities, four in health care facilities and three active community outbreaks at two workplaces and a multi-unit residence.


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Latest COVID-19 news in Quebec

Quebec reported 1,256 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday as its seven-day rolling average of cases (now 1,144) rose to its highest point since late April.

The majority of cases today are in unvaccinated individuals.

The province also reported a new death Sunday, bringing the death toll to 11,587.

The number of admissions due to the virus now stands at 219 patients, a decrease of six. Of these patients, 59 are on intensive care – a decrease of one.

A total of 454,636 infections have been confirmed in the province since the first was reported in February 2020.

-With files from Montreal Gazette.



(Announced Sunday)

55: New cases

32,278: Cases in total

0: New deaths


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618: Total deaths

414: Active cases

8: At the hospital

2: In the intensive care unit

31.9: Rolling seven-day average of cases per. 100,000 people

2.2: Percent positivity in test

1.21: Estimated seven-day reproduction rate, R

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