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Ontario reports 848 new cases of COVID-19 and five new deaths linked to the virus

Written by on September 10, 2021

TORONTO, Ohio — Ontario is reporting 848 new cases of COVID-19 today and five deaths linked to the virus.

Health Minister Christine Elliott says that 659 of those infections are in people who are not fully vaccinated or whose vaccination status is unknown.

Elliott says 361 people are hospitalized with COVID-19, with 331 of them not fully vaccinated.

She says that 177 people are in intensive care because of the virus, with only 14 of those cases happening in fully vaccinated individuals.

The Ministry of Health says that 84.1 per cent of Ontarians over the age of 12 have had at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine, while 77.7 per cent have two doses.

A total of 21,098,125 vaccine doses have been administered in Ontario.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Sept. 10, 2021.

The Canadian Press