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  • Source: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toron...2021-1.6118925

    Ontario sees 129 new COVID-19 cases; more than 67% of eligible residents fully vaccinated
    5 more COVID-linked deaths push official toll to 9,321
    CBC News · Posted: Jul 27, 2021 10:33 AM ET | Last Updated: 1 hour ago

    Ontario reported another 129 cases of COVID-19 and the deaths of five more people with the illness on Tuesday.

    Here are some other key pandemic indicators and figures from the Ministry of Health's daily provincial update:

    Seven-day average of daily cases: 154; after a precipitous decline that began in late April and continued until about two weeks ago, the seven-day average has levelled out, hovering between 150 and 160 since then.

    Tests completed: 13,644

    Provincewide test positivity rate: 1 per cent

    Patients in ICU with COVID-related illnesses: 127, with 81 needing a ventilator to breathe

    Death toll: 9,321

    Vaccinations: 92,035; roughly 67.3 per cent of Ontarians aged 12 and older have had two shots of vaccine...

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    • Source: https://globalnews.ca/news/8065911/o...8-coronavirus/

      Ontario reports 158 new COVID-19 cases, 4 more deaths
      By Gabby Rodrigues Global News
      Posted July 28, 2021 10:25 am
      Updated July 28, 2021 10:46 am

      Ontario is reporting 158 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, a slight increase from the day prior. The provincial case total now stands at 549,734.

      On Tuesday, there were 129 new cases with 119 on Monday and 172 on Sunday.

      According to Wednesday’s report, 25 cases were recorded in Toronto, 19 in York Region, 16 in Waterloo Region, 15 in Hamilton, 13 in Durham Region and 10 in Peel Region.

      All other local public health units reported fewer than 10 new cases in the provincial report.

      The death toll in the province has risen to 9,325 as four more deaths were recorded.

      Read more: 100% of recent Peel Region COVID hospitalizations in those not fully immunized: top doctor

      As of 8 p.m. on Tuesday, 94,116 vaccines (16,768 for a first shot and 77,348 for a second shot) were administered in the last day.

      There are more than 8.7 million people fully immunized with two doses which is 67.3 per cent of the eligible (12+) population. First dose coverage stands at 80 per cent.

      Meanwhile, 539,031 Ontario residents were reported to have recovered from COVID-19, which is about 98 per cent of known cases. Resolved cases increased by 171 from the previous day.

      There were more resolved cases than new cases on Wednesday.

      Active cases in Ontario now stand at 1,378 — down from the previous day when it was at 1,395, but is up from July 21 when it was at 1,334. At the peak of the second wave coronavirus surge in January, active cases hit just above 30,000. In the third wave in April, active cases topped 43,000.

      The seven-day average has now reached 160 which is up from yesterday at 157, and is up from last week at 150. A month ago, the seven-day average was around 300.

      The government said 20,527 tests were processed in the last 24 hours. There is currently a backlog of 8,121 tests awaiting results. A total of 16,511,028 tests have been completed since the start of the pandemic.

      Test positivity for Tuesday hit 0.8 per cent. Last week, test positivity was also at 0.8 per cent...

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      • Source: https://globalnews.ca/news/8069708/o...9-coronavirus/


        Ontario reports more than 200 new COVID-19 cases for 1st time in three weeks
        By Gabby Rodrigues Global News
        Posted July 29, 2021 10:25 am
        Updated July 29, 2021 10:26 am

        Ontario is reporting 218 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday, jumping back into the 200s for the first time in three weeks. The provincial case total now stands at 549,952.

        The last time a daily case count reached above 200 was on July 8 when there were 210 cases reported...

        ...The death toll in the province has risen to 9,328 as three more deaths were recorded...

        ...The government said 19,425 tests were processed in the last 24 hours. There is currently a backlog of 8,054 tests awaiting results. A total of 16,530,453 tests have been completed since the start of the pandemic.

        Test positivity for Thursday hit 1.3 per cent. Last week, test positivity was at 0.9 per cent.

        Ontario reported 105 people are hospitalized with COVID-19 (down by 12 from the previous day) with 121 patients in intensive care units (down by one) and 86 patients in ICUs on a ventilator (up by one)...

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        • Source: https://globalnews.ca/news/8073123/c...0-coronavirus/


          Ontario reports more than 200 COVID-19 cases for 2nd straight day
          By Ryan Rocca Global News
          Posted July 30, 2021 10:33 am

          Ontario reported 226 COVID-19 cases on Friday, bringing the total number of cases in the province to 550,178.

          “Locally, there are 62 new cases in Toronto, 35 in the Region of Waterloo, 24 in Peel Region, 13 in York Region, 13 in Hamilton and 13 in Halton Region,” Health Minister Christine Elliott said.

          It marks the second day in a row the province reported more than 200 cases after weeks of being below that level.

          For comparison, last Friday 192 cases were reported.

          Eleven new deaths were also announced on July 30, bringing the provincial virus-related death toll to 9,339...

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          • Source: https://globalnews.ca/news/8076481/c...1-coronavirus/

            Ontario reports more than 200 COVID-19 cases for 3rd straight day
            By Ryan Rocca Global News
            Posted July 31, 2021 10:29 am

            Ontario reported 258 COVID-19 cases on Saturday, bringing the total number of cases in the province to 550,436.

            “Locally, there are 53 new cases in Toronto, 33 in York Region, 28 in the Region of Waterloo, 27 in Hamilton and 26 in Peel Region,” Health Minister Christine Elliott said.

            It marks the third day in a row cases are above 200 after weeks of being below that level.

            For comparison, last Saturday 170 cases were reported.

            Six new deaths were also announced on July 31, bringing the provincial virus-related death toll to 9,345.

            A total of 539,485 coronavirus cases are considered resolved, which is up by 137...

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            • Source: https://toronto.ctvnews.ca/ontario-l...-day-1.5531164

              Ontario logs more than 200 new COVID-19 cases for fourth straight day
              Katherine DeClerq
              Multi-Platform Writer, CTV News Toronto
              Published Sunday, August 1, 2021 10:13AM EDT Last Updated Sunday, August 1, 2021 10:14AM EDT

              TORONTO -- Ontario has reported more than 200 new COVID-19 cases for the fourth day in a row as the province breaks another vaccination milestone.

              On Sunday, health officials logged an additional 218 infections.

              The new cases mark a decrease from the 258 cases reported on Saturday and the 226 cases recorded Friday.

              As of Sunday, the seven-day rolling average of COVID-19 cases stands at about 189. One week ago that number was 157.

              "Locally, there are 40 new cases in Toronto, 33 in Peel Region, 23 in York Region, 16 in Middlesex-London and 14 in Hamilton," Health Minister Christine Elliott said on Twitter Sunday.

              Ontario will not release any data on Monday due to the holiday...

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              • Source: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toron...data-1.6127708

                Ontario reports 332 new COVID-19 cases over last 2 days
                7-day average of daily cases rose to highest point in about four weeks
                CBC News · Posted: Aug 03, 2021 10:57 AM ET | Last Updated: 1 hour ago
                Dr. Kieran Moore, Ontario's chief medical officer of health, is scheduled to hold a briefing on the COVID-19 situation in the province at 3 p.m. ET. You can watch it live in this story.

                Ontario reported 332 new COVID-19 cases over the last two days on Tuesday.

                Because of the civic holiday long weekend, the province published two days worth of data this morning.

                Of the total number of further cases, 168 were reported Monday and 164 were reported today. Both of those figures are up from the same days last week, representing roughly 30 per cent growth week over week.

                The seven-day average of new daily infections is up to 201, the first time it has risen above 200 in nearly four weeks.

                Here are some other key pandemic indicators and figures from the Ministry of Health's daily provincial update:

                Tests completed: 23,173 total over the two days covered by this morning's data
                Provincewide test positivity rate: 1.3 per cent
                Current number of active cases: 1,717
                Patients in ICU with COVID-related illnesses: 106 as of Monday evening; 78 needed a ventilator to breathe
                Death toll: 9,349
                Vaccinations progress: Roughly 70.3 per cent of Ontarians aged 12 and older have had both shots, while about 71 per cent of all Ontarians have had at least one dose..


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                • Source: https://toronto.ctvnews.ca/ontario-r...ions-1.5534032

                  Ontario reports drop in COVID-19 cases, logs fewer than 150 new infections
                  Miriam Katawazi
                  Multi-Platform Writer, CTV News Toronto
                  Published Wednesday, August 4, 2021 10:20AM EDT

                  TORONTO -- Ontario health officials are reporting nearly 140 new cases of COVID-19 and 11 more deaths due to the disease.

                  The province confirmed 139 new cases of the novel coronavirus on Wednesday. Ontario has been reporting fewer than 200 new cases daily for the past three days.

                  Ontario’s rolling seven-day average now stands at 198, up from 160 at this point last week.

                  With 17,115 tests processed in the past 24 hours, the Ministry of Health says the positivity rate in the province stands at 1.2 per cent.

                  The province recorded 11 new deaths on Wednesday, bringing the total death tally in the province to 9,360.

                  Seven of the deaths reported today occurred between December 2020 and February 2021, the Ministry of Health said. They are being reported as part of a data catch-up.

                  There are at least 108 patients in intensive care in Ontario hospitals and 76 are breathing with the assistance of a ventilator...

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                  • Source: https://www.cp24.com/news/ontario-re...n-up-1.5535437

                    Ontario reports 213 new COVID-19 cases; 14 more deaths with 12 due to data clean-up
                    Kerrisa Wilson, Web Content Writer, CP24
                    Published Thursday, August 5, 2021 10:18AM EDT
                    Last Updated Thursday, August 5, 2021 10:58AM EDT

                    Ontario reported more than 200 new COVID-19 infections and 14 additional deaths on Thursday with 12 of those deaths occurring earlier this year, according to the government.

                    The province logged 213 new coronavirus infections today, a significant increase from 139 cases on Wednesday but down from 218 cases a week ago.

                    Provincial health officials reported 164 new cases on Tuesday, 168 on Monday and 218 on Sunday.

                    The seven-day rolling average now stands at 198, a slight drop from 199 yesterday but up from 165 a week ago.

                    In the past 24 hours, two people died with the virus in Ontario bringing the death toll to 9,374.

                    Twelve more deaths that occurred between February and May 2021 were also reported today due to a data catch-up by public health units, the Ministry of Health said.

                    Another 183 people recovered from the virus yesterday, resulting in 1,706 active cases across the province.

                    Ontario labs processed nearly 23,500 tests in the past 24 hours, leaving the positivity rate unchanged from a day ago at 1.2 per cent, according to the ministry...

                    ... There are currently at least 123 people receiveing treatement due to the virus in Ontario hospitals, according to data from local public health units and hospitals.

                    The ministry said 110 people are in intensive care units (ICU) due to the virus with 77 breathing with the help of a ventilator...

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                    • Source: https://toronto.ctvnews.ca/ontario-r...june-1.5536935

                      Ontario reports more than 300 new COVID-19 cases for first time since June
                      Miriam Katawazi
                      Multi-Platform Writer, CTV News Toronto
                      Published Friday, August 6, 2021 10:14AM EDT Last Updated Friday, August 6, 2021 10:28AM EDT

                      TORONTO -- Ontario health officials are reporting more than 300 new cases of COVID-19 for the first time since late June.

                      The province confirmed 340 new cases of the novel coronavirus on Friday. This is the highest case count reported since June 26 when officials logged 346 infections.

                      Today’s case count comes after officials reported 213 new cases on Thursday. Before that, the daily case counts dipped below the 170 mark for three days.

                      Ontario’s rolling seven-day average now stands at 214, up from 170 at this point last week. The seven-day average has been climbing steadily for the past several days.

                      With 23,448 tests processed in the past 24 hours, the Ministry of Health says the positivity rate in the province stands at 1.4 per cent.

                      The province recorded 18 new deaths on Wednesday, bringing the total death tally in the province to 9,392.

                      Sixteen of the deaths reported today occurred more than six weeks ago, the Ministry of Health said. The deaths are being reported as part of a data catch-up.

                      There are at least 113 patients in intensive care in Ontario hospitals and 77 are breathing with the assistance of a ventilator...


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                      • Source: https://globalnews.ca/news/8094587/o...bers-august-7/

                        Ontario reports more than 300 new COVID-19 cases for 2nd day in a row
                        By Jessica Patton Global News
                        Posted August 7, 2021 10:18 am
                        Updated August 7, 2021 10:24 am

                        Ontario is reporting 378 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday, marking the second day in a row cases have been over 300. On Friday, 340 cases were reported.

                        The provincial total now stands at 552,056.

                        According to Saturday’s report, 94 cases were recorded in Toronto, 62 in York Region, 38 in Peel Region, 30 in Hamilton, 20 in Durham Region and 20 in Waterloo.

                        All other local public health units reported 10 or fewer new cases in the provincial report.

                        The death toll in the province has risen to 9,401 as nine more deaths were recorded. However, the ministry of health indicated one of those deaths occurred more than two months ago and were included due to a data clean-up...

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                        • Source: https://www.cp24.com/news/ontario-re...aths-1.5538974

                          Ontario reports highest COVID-19 case count in 7 weeks; 6 more deaths
                          Chris Herhalt, Web Content Writer, CP24
                          Published Sunday, August 8, 2021 10:20AM EDT
                          Last Updated Sunday, August 8, 2021 10:20AM EDT

                          Ontario reported 423 new COVID-19 cases and six new deaths on Sunday, the fifth straight day of case growth that saw positivity, active caseload and hospitalizations all start to inch upward from the lows notched last month.

                          The seven-day rolling average of new cases now stands at 261, up from 231 yesterday.

                          Ontario reported 378 new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday; a multi-month high, as well as 340 on Friday.

                          Sunday's count is the highest overall count recorded in the province since June 14 when 447 cases were reported...

                          ...The known active caseload throughout Ontario reached 2,242 cases, up from 1,667 one week ago.

                          Test positivity reached two per cent, its highest point since mid-June.

                          And even hospital occupancy, which has been falling for months, started to increase again.

                          There were 115 adults in hospital ICUs on Sunday, up from a multi-month low of 106 on Aug. 3.

                          Of those, 85 were breathing with the help of a ventilator...

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                            • Source: https://www.cp24.com/news/ontario-re...aths-1.5539798

                              Ontario reports 325 new COVID-19 cases, no new deaths
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                              Codi Wilson, Web Content Writer, CP24
                              Published Monday, August 9, 2021 10:18AM EDT
                              Last Updated Monday, August 9, 2021 10:18AM EDT

                              Ontario is reporting more than 300 new COVID-19 cases today as the average daily case count continues to rise in the province.

                              Ontario health officials confirmed 325 new COVID-19 infections today, down from 423 cases on Sunday and 378 on Saturday but up significantly from 168 last Monday.

                              The rolling seven-day average of new infections now stands at 283, up from 196 one week ago.

                              No new deaths were reported today.

                              With 15,805 tests processed over the past 24 hours, Ontario is reporting a provincewide positivity rate of 2.3 per cent, the highest that number has been since late June. For comparison, at this point last week, Ontario was reporting a positivity rate of 1.3 per cent.

                              The Ministry of Health is reporting a slight dip in the number of patients in intensive care today.

                              There are currently 113 COVID-19 patients in the ICU, down from 115 on Sunday but up from 108 last week...

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                              • Source: https://toronto.ctvnews.ca/ontario-l...-day-1.5541213

                                Ontario logs more than 300 new COVID-19 cases for 5th straight day
                                Katherine DeClerq
                                Multi-Platform Writer, CTV News Toronto
                                Published Tuesday, August 10, 2021 10:15AM EDT Last Updated Tuesday, August 10, 2021 10:15AM EDT

                                TORONTO -- For the fifth day in a row, Ontario has logged more than 300 COVID-19 cases.

                                Health officials reported 321 new infections on Tuesday, a decrease from the 325 cases recorded Monday, the 423 cases on Sunday and the 378 on Saturday.

                                The rolling seven-day average of daily COVID-19 infections has jumped significantly in the last week to about 306. Last Tuesday that number stood at 198.

                                With just under 16,500 COVID-19 tests processed in the last 24-hour period, the Ministry of Health says that province’s positivity rate is now about 1.7 per cent.

                                An additional two deaths were also reported on Tuesday, bringing the total death toll related to COVID-19 in Ontario to 9,409.

                                According to provincial data, there are 109 people being treated for COVID-19 in Ontario intensive care units. Of those patients, 72 are breathing with the assistance of a ventilator...

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