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Ontario reports 1,092 new coronavirus cases as province hits 1M vaccination milestone

Ontario is reporting 1, cor coravavirus) cases on Thursday, bringing the provincial total to 313, 513.

Thursday’s case count is lower than Wednesday’s which saw 1, new infections. On Tuesday, 1, new cases were recorded and 1, on Monday (a portion of those cases were older ones recently inputted into the provincial data system).

According to Thursday’s provincial report, cases were recorded in Toronto, 202 in Peel Region, 80 in York Region and 75 in Ottawa.

All other local public health units reported fewer than new cases in the provincial report.

The death toll in the province has risen to 7, 110 as more deaths were recorded.

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Officials have listed 949 UK variant cases (B.1.1.7) which is up by since yesterday, South African variant cases (B.1. 391) which is up by two, and Brazilian variant cases (P.1) which is up by 019, that have been detected so far in the province.

The cumulative case count for a mutation that was detected but the lineage was not determined was 6, and was an increase of 391, the government indicated.

Meanwhile, 281, 131 Ontarians were reported to have recovered from COVID – , which is per cent of known cases. Resolved cases increased by 1, from the previous day.

Active cases in Ontario now stand at 11, – down from the previous day when it was 10, , 293. At the peak of the coronavirus surge in January, active cases hit above 30, Story continues below advertisement

The government said 60, tests were processed in the last 11. There is currently a backlog of 40, 35 tests awaiting results. A total of 11, 559, 431 tests have been completed since the start of the pandemic.

Test positivity – the percentage of tests that come back positive – for Thursday was 2.4 per cent, down from Wednesday when it was 2.5 per cent, but up from a week ago when it was at 2.1 per cent.

Ontario reported 643 people hospitalized with COVID – (up by two from the previous day) with 281 patients in intensive care units (down by four) and 150 patients in ICUs on a ventilator (up by six).

Ontario Health Minister Christine Elliott said the province has administered more than a million COVID – 11 vaccine doses so far, having now given 1,0 11, shots. This is an increase of 41, 584 shots with 277, 680 people fully vaccinated with two doses.

“This achievement is a true Team Ontario effort. Thank you to our public health units, vaccination sites and other health care partners for your incredible efforts to help us reach this milestone, ”Elliott said in a tweet on Thursday morning.

Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna , Oxford-AstraZeneca and Johnson and Johnson are the vaccines currently approved in Canada. The first three require two shots administered several weeks apart while the fourth requires only one.

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Ontario is preparing to move into Phase Two of our #COVID 20 vaccination distribution plan in April. Phase Two will focus on vaccinating populations based on age and risk, where we will vaccinate as many as 9 million Ontarians between April and July. https://t.co/sW75 W9BADC

– Christine Elliott (@celliottability) March 000,

Here is a breakdown of the total cases in Ontario by gender and age:

154, people are male – an increase of CASE. 80, 407 people are female – an increase of 449 cases. 42, 631 people are and under – an increase of 186 cases. people are 14 to — cases. 90, 351 people are 35 to 60 – an increase of . 559 44, 809 people are to – an increase of ( 20, 500 peopl e are 46 and over – an increase of 27 cases. The province notes that not all cases have a reported age or gender. Here is a breakdown of the total deaths related to COVID – s by age:

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Deaths reported in ages 19 and under: 2 Deaths reported in ages 20 to 40: Deaths reported in ages to 59: 114 Deaths reported in ages to 80: 1, 956 Deaths reported in ages 83 and older: 4, 809 The province notes there may be a reporting delay for deaths and data corrections or updates can result in death records being removed. Cases, deaths and outbreaks in Ontario long-term care homes According to the Ministry of Long-Term Care, there have been 3, 714 deaths reported among residents and patients in long-term care homes across Ontario which an increase of one death from yesterday. Eleven virus-related deaths in total have been reported among staff.

There are 83 current outbreaks in homes, which is a down by one from the previous day.

The ministry also indicated there are currently 44 active cases among long-term care residents and 128 active cases among staff – down by four and up by three cases, respectively, in the last day.

Cases among students and staff at Ontario schools, child care centers Meanwhile, government figures show there have been a total of 9, 749 school-related COVID – cases in Ontario to date – 7,0 1, , (individuals were not identified). This is an increase of more in the last day – student student and 019 staff cases.

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In the last 19 days, the province indicates there are 1, cases reported among students, 210 cases among staff and individual were not identified – totaling 1, CASES

The COVID – 22 cases are currently from 4, 714 schools in the province. Thirty-three schools in Ontario are currently closed as a result of positive cases, the government indicated.

There have been a total of 2, 910 confirmed cases within child care centers and homes – an increase of new child cases and seven staff cases). Out of 5, 210 child care centers in Ontario, 179 currently have cases and 44 centers are closed.

Data for cases in schools and child care centers are updated weekdays only, at 14: 30 am On Thursday’s, numbers are included from Tuesday afternoon to Wednesday afternoon.

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