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Ontario is seeing fewer than 600 new cases of COVID-19 for second day

Last Updated Sep 15, 2021 at 1:42 pm EDT

There are 593 new cases of COVID-19 being reported in Ontario.

Health officials say 447 cases are in individuals who are not fully vaccinated, or have an unknown vaccination status, and 146 are in fully vaccinated individuals.

Wednesday’s case count is up from the 577 reported the day before.

There are four additional deaths reported as well, plus one death reported from last month due to a data cleanup.

Toronto is reporting 141 new cases, 61 infections are in Peel and 39 case are in York.


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In the past day, 33,220 tests have been completed with 2.5 per cent testing positive.

Ontario’s health minister says there are 84.6 per cent of eligible residents with one dose of a vaccine and nearly 78.4 per cent have two doses.

Christine Elliott says 346 people are hospitalized with the virus, 311 are not fully vaccinated, or have an unknown vaccination status, and 35 are fully vaccinated.

188 people are in ICU, 178 are not fully vaccinated, or have an unknown vaccination status, and 10 are fully vaccinated, Elliott.

 

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