Ontario reports 535 COVID-19 cases, 2 more deaths

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

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

For comparison, 580 cases were reported last Sunday, which means the seven-day average continues to fall. The seven-day average on October 3 was 596 while on this Sunday it was 538. On Saturday it was 544.


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

A total of 577,490 coronavirus cases are considered resolved, taking the tally to 539.

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

The province indicated that the positivity rate for the last day was 1.8 percent, similar to Saturday’s report, and lower than last Sunday’s report, when it was two percent.

Provincial data showed there are 153 people in intensive care due to COVID-19 (no change), of whom 100 are on ventilators (up to six).

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

In Ontario, 87 percent of people over the age of 12 have received at least one vaccine dose and 82.3 percent are fully vaccinated.

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