Ontario reports 530 new COVID-19 cases, 7 deaths; 186K more vaccines administered

Ontario reported 530 COVID-19 cases on Sunday, bringing the total number of cases in the province to 539,683.

For comparison, last Sunday 663 cases were reported.

Seven new deaths were also announced on June 13, bringing the provincial death toll to 8,957.

A total of 525,125 coronavirus cases are considered resolved, which is up by 763.

More than 20,731 additional tests were completed. Ontario has now completed a total of 15,560,092 tests and 5,846 remain under investigation.

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The province indicated that the positivity rate for the last day was 2.6 per cent, which is up from Saturday’s report, when it was 2.1 per cent, and down from last Sunday’s report, when it was 2.8 per cent.

Provincial figures showed there are 373 people hospitalized with the virus (down by 74), with 426 in intensive care due to COVID-19 (up by four), 273 of whom are on a ventilator (down by four).

As of Saturday evening, 11,208,867 COVID-19 vaccine doses had been administered in Ontario, marking an increase of 186,415. Of those, 129,021 were second doses.

So far, 1,796,782 people in the province are considered to be fully vaccinated.

More to come.

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