Ontario reports more than 3,900 new COVID-19 cases, 24 deaths

Ontario reported 3,947 COVID-19 cases on Sunday, bringing the total number of cases in the province to 445,351.

For comparison, last Sunday 4,250 cases were reported.

Twenty-four new deaths were also reported, bringing the provincial death toll to 7,911.

A total of 396,283 coronavirus cases are considered resolved, which is up by 4,239.

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Nearly 46,700 additional tests were completed. Ontario has now completed a total of 13,877,809 tests and 25,641 remain under investigation.

The province indicated that the positivity rate for the last day was 8.7 per cent, which is up from Saturday’s report, when it was 7.8 per cent, and down from last Sunday’s report, when it was 9.2 per cent.

Provincial figures showed there are 2,126 people hospitalized with the virus (down by 151), with 851 in intensive care (up by 18 and marking a record), 596 of whom are on a ventilator (down by four).

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As of 8 p.m. Saturday, 4,626,903 COVID-19 vaccine doses had been administered in Ontario, marking an increase of 99,535.

So far, 360,354 people in the province are considered to be fully vaccinated.

More to come.


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