Ontario reports 24 more deaths, 2,578 of COVID-19 new cases including 815 in Toronto

Ontario is reporting another 2,578 of COVID-19 cases, and 24 more deaths, according to its latest report released Monday morning.The seven-day average is down to 3,035 cases daily, or 146 weekly per 100,000. Ontario’s seven-day average for deaths is down again to 55 daily.There are 1,571 people currently hospitalized with COVID-19 in the province, including 394 patients in intensive care. There are 303 people on ventilators.Ontario has administered 9,691 doses of the vaccine since its last daily update, with 209,788 vaccines given in total as of 8 p.m. the previous night. The province also says 21,752 people have completed their vaccinations, which means they have had both shots.Locally, Health Minister Christine Elliott says 815 cases are in Toronto, 507 in Peel, 151 in York Region, 151 in Niagara, and 121 in Hamilton.Meanwhile, 27 more residents in long-term care have died for a total of 3,150 since the pandemic began, in the latest report released by the province,Ontario is reporting two more LTC homes in outbreak, for a total of 248.There are 127 more active positive cases among residents than the previous day for a total of 13,337.Additionally, there are 52 more staff members with an active case, for a total of 5,261.Since the pandemic began, 10 staff members in Ontario’s long-term care homes have died due to the virus, according to the province.This data is self-reported by the long-term care homes to the Ministry of Long-Term Care. Daily case and death figures may not immediately match the numbers posted by the local public health units due to lags in reporting time.Zena Salem is a breaking news reporter, working out of the Star's radio room in Toronto. Reach her via email: zsalem@thestar.ca

Ontario reports 24 more deaths, 2,578 of COVID-19 new cases including 815 in Toronto

Ontario is reporting another 2,578 of COVID-19 cases, and 24 more deaths, according to its latest report released Monday morning.

The seven-day average is down to 3,035 cases daily, or 146 weekly per 100,000. Ontario’s seven-day average for deaths is down again to 55 daily.

There are 1,571 people currently hospitalized with COVID-19 in the province, including 394 patients in intensive care. There are 303 people on ventilators.

Ontario has administered 9,691 doses of the vaccine since its last daily update, with 209,788 vaccines given in total as of 8 p.m. the previous night. The province also says 21,752 people have completed their vaccinations, which means they have had both shots.

Locally, Health Minister Christine Elliott says 815 cases are in Toronto, 507 in Peel, 151 in York Region, 151 in Niagara, and 121 in Hamilton.

Meanwhile, 27 more residents in long-term care have died for a total of 3,150 since the pandemic began, in the latest report released by the province,

Ontario is reporting two more LTC homes in outbreak, for a total of 248.

There are 127 more active positive cases among residents than the previous day for a total of 13,337.

Additionally, there are 52 more staff members with an active case, for a total of 5,261.

Since the pandemic began, 10 staff members in Ontario’s long-term care homes have died due to the virus, according to the province.

This data is self-reported by the long-term care homes to the Ministry of Long-Term Care. Daily case and death figures may not immediately match the numbers posted by the local public health units due to lags in reporting time.

Zena Salem is a breaking news reporter, working out of the Star's radio room in Toronto. Reach her via email: zsalem@thestar.ca

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