Ontario is reporting another 864 COVID-19 cases and three more deaths, According to its latest report Released on Thursday morning.
Ontario has administered 35,463 Vaccine dosage since your last daily updateA total of 21,283,180 vaccines were given till 8 pm last night.
According to the Star’s vaccine tracker, 11,047,037 people in Ontario have received at least one shot. This equates to about 84.8 percent of the eligible population age 12 and older and 74.3 percent of the total population, including those who are not yet eligible for the vaccine.
The province says 10,236,143 people have completed their vaccinations, meaning they have had both doses. This equates to about 78.5 percent of the eligible population age 12 and older and 68.9 percent of the total population, including those who are not yet eligible for the vaccine.
The province now includes data that shows Hospitalization and cases according to vaccination status. Ontario has warned that there could be discrepancies between other hospitalization numbers being collected using a process different from the new one, and that the data may not match the number of daily COVID-19 cases.
The province reported 533 confirmed COVID-19 cases in unvaccinated people, 56 partially vaccinated, and 209 fully vaccinated cases. Again, the province warns that the data may not match the number of daily COVID cases because records with missing or invalid health card numbers cannot be linked.
The seven-day average is 732 cases per day or 35.2 per 100,000 weekly. Ontario’s seven-day average for deaths is 7.6 per day.
The province says 34,365 tests were completed the previous day, and a 2.4 percent positivity rate.
There are currently 348 people hospitalized with COVID-19 in the province, including 167 patients in intensive care testing for COVID-19. 120 people are on ventilator.
Locally, Ontario reports 162 cases in Toronto, 122 in the Peel area, 78 in the York area, 64 in Ottawa and 53 in Hamilton.
Meanwhile, a total of 3,807 residents in long-term care have died since the pandemic began, In the latest report released by the province.
Ontario is reporting no new long-term care homes in the outbreak, for a total of seven or 1.1 percent of LTC homes in the province.
This data is self-reported by long-term care homes to the ministry of long-term care. Daily case and death figures may not immediately match the numbers posted by local public health units due to delays in reporting times.
Another confirmed case of the alpha version has been reported for the first time in the United Kingdom, for a total of 146,452 cases.
No new cases of the beta version have been detected in Ontario for the first time in South Africa, taking the total to 1,502 cases.
No new cases of the gamma variant have been detected in Brazil for the first time, for a total of 5,227 cases.
For the first time in India, 236 more cases of the delta variant have been reported, taking the total to 15,925 cases.