Ontario reports more than 3,800 new coronavirus cases, 19 deaths

Ontario reported 3,813 coronavirus cases on Saturday, bringing the total number of cases in the province to 382,152.

“Locally, there are 973 new cases in Toronto, 669 in Peel, 442 in York Region, 289 in Ottawa and 281 in Durham,” Health Minister Christine Elliott said.

Nineteen new deaths were also reported, bringing the provincial death toll to 7,531.

A total of 343,622 COVID-19 cases are considered resolved, which is up by 2,422.

More than 61,400 additional tests were completed. Ontario has now completed a total of 13,091,981 tests and 42,963 remain under investigation.

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The province indicated that the positivity rate for the last day was 6.5 per cent, which is up from Friday’s report, when it was 6.3 per cent, and up from last Saturday’s report, when it was five per cent.

Provincial figures showed there are 1,524 people hospitalized with the virus (up by 32), with 585 in intensive care (up by 33), 384 of whom are on a ventilator (up by 25).

As of Friday evening, 3,044,949 COVID-19 vaccine doses had been administered in Ontario, marking an increase of 104,783. It marks the fourth day in a row that Ontario reported administering more than 100,000 vaccines in a single day.

So far, 330,982 people in the province are considered to be fully vaccinated.

More to come.

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