Ontario reports 16,713 new cases of COVID-19


Ontario is reporting 16,713 new cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) over a 24-hour period.

The Ontario Health also reported 15 additional deaths due to the virus in the last 24 hours.

Christine Elliott, the Minister of Health of Ontario, said 1,144 people are hospitalized due to COVID-19 in Ontario.

Elliott further added that 205 individuals are currently receiving treatment in Intensive Care Unit.

The 7-day average of COVID-19 related patients in ICU is 185, she added.

In Ontario, 27,208,675 vaccine doses have been administered, with over 195,000 doses administered yesterday.

Elliott also added that 90.8% of Ontarians 12+ have one dose and 88.1% have two doses.

The Ontario Health on Thursday reported 13,807 new cases of COVID-19 and eight additional deaths.



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