Ontario reports more than 3,900 new coronavirus cases, 61 deaths

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Ontario reports more than 3,900 new coronavirus cases, 61 deaths

Ontario reported 3,945 new cases of the novel coronavirus Sunday, bringing the total number of cases in the province to 215,782.

“Locally, there are 1,160 new cases in Toronto, 641 in Peel, 357 in York Region, 223 in Windsor-Essex County and 220 in Waterloo,” Health Minister Christine Elliott said.

Sixty-one additional deaths were also announced, bringing the provincial death toll to 4,983.

A total of 180,720 COVID-19 cases are considered resolved.

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More than 62,300 additional tests were completed. Ontario has now completed a total of 8,501,611 tests and 39,362 remain under investigation.

The province indicated that the positivity rate for the last day was 6.2 per cent, which is up from Saturday, when it was 5.3 per cent, and up from last Sunday, when it was 5.6 per cent.

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Provincial figures showed there are 1,483 people hospitalized with the virus (up by 26), with 388 in intensive care (up by six), and 266 on a ventilator (up by 22).

As of 8 p.m. Saturday, 113,246 COVID-19 vaccine doses have been administered in Ontario.

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