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Ontario reports 577 new cases of COVID-19 and six more deaths linked to virus

Written by on September 14, 2021

Ontario is reporting 577 new cases of COVID-19 today and six more deaths linked to the virus. 

Health Minister Christine Elliott says 452 cases are in people who are not fully vaccinated or have an unknown vaccination status.

Elliott says 363 people are hospitalized with the virus, 38 are fully vaccinated.

She says 192 people are in intensive care because of the illness, 183 of them are not fully vaccinated or have an unknown vaccination status.

The Ministry of Health says that nearly 84.5 per cent of Ontarians over the age of 12 have one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine and 78.2 per cent have two doses.

A total of 21.2 million vaccine doses have been administered in the province.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Sept. 14, 2021.

The Canadian Press