Ontario reports over 16,700 new cases of COVID-19


Ontario is reporting over 16,700 new cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) over a 24-hour period.

Christine Elliott, the Minister of Health of Ontario, said the health authorities identified 16,714 new cases of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours.

Elliott further addedbthat 1,117 people are hospitalized due to COVID-19 in Ontario.

Shw also added that 1,1314 people in hospital due to COVID-19 on Saturday.

Currentlu, 224 individuals are currently receiving treatment in Intensive Care Unit.

Meanwhile, Elliott, said the hospitalization numbers are not final as all hospitals do not report on weekends.

The 7-day average of COVID-19 related patients in ICU is 199, she added.

In Ontario, 27,333,175 vaccine doses have been administered. A total of over 124,000 doses were administered on New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day.

Elliott also added that 90.8% of Ontarians 12+ have 1 dose amd 88.2% have 2 doses.



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