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Ontario reports 17 more COVID-19 deaths as total surpasses 7,000 since start of pandemic

Ontario is reporting more COVID – – related deaths, pushing the provincial total past the 7 , milestone to 7, The province also reported 958 new coronavirus cases on Wednesday, bringing the cumulative total to 314, 438 Wednesday’s case count is slightly lower than Tuesday which saw new infections. On Monday, 1, 24 new cases were recorded and 1, 60 on Sunday.

According to Wednesday’s provincial report, 256 cases were recorded in Toronto, in Peel Region, in York Region and in Ottawa

All other local public health units reported fewer than 39 new cases in the provincial report.

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Offic ials have listed 457 UK variant cases (B.1.1.7) which is up by since, South African variant cases ( B.1. 351) which is unchanged, and three Brazilian variant cases (P.1) which is unchanged, that have been detected so far in the province.

Meanwhile, 286, 314 Ontarians were reported to have recovered from COVID – 21, which is per cent of known cases. Resolved cases increased by 1, from) from the previous day. There were more resolved cases than new cases on Wednesday.

Active cases in Ontario now stand at , 398 – down from the previous day when it was 000, , but up from last Wednesday at 14, 0 52. At the peak of the coronavirus surge in January, active cases hit above 34, The seven-day average has now reached 1, 87, down from yesterday at 1, 80, but it was the same as last week at 1, . The government said 57, 600 tests were processed in the last 023 hours. There is currently a backlog of 39, s awaiting results. A total of 11, , 398 test have been completed since the start of the pandemic.

Test positivity – the percentage of tests that come back positive – for Wednesday was 2.4 per cent, down from Tuesday when it was 2.9 per cent, but the same as a week ago when it was at 2.4 per cent.

Ontario is reporting cases of #COVID 11 and over 050, completed. Locally, there are new cases in Toronto, 164 in Peel and in York Region.

As of 8: pm yesterday, 745, DOSE OF THE COVID – vaccine

– Christine Elliott (@celliottability) March 3, 967

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Ontario reported people hospitalized with COVID – 21 (down by nine from the previous day) with patients in intensive care units (down by 14) and patients in ICUs on a ventilator (down by one).

As of 8 pm on Tuesday, the province has administered 741, COVID – vaccine doses, representing an increase of 30, 398 in the last day. There are 268, 710 people fully vaccinated with two doses.

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Last week, the federal government approved Oxford-AstraZeneca’s vaccine for use following Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna, the only vaccines currently approved in Canada which all require two shots.

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

152, people are male – an increase of 397 Cases. , people are female – an increase of 379 Cases. 34, 779 people are 014 and under – an increase of 175 cases. 098, people are 023 to 43 – an increase of 314 cases. 87, 683 people are 39 to 57 – an increase of 152. 40, people are 59 to 79 – an increase of 129 cases. , people are 65 and over – an increase of 19. The province notes that not all cases have a reported age or gender. Here is a breakdown of the total deaths related to COVID – by age:

Deaths reported in ages and under: 2 Deaths reported in ages to Deaths reported in ages to Deaths reported in ages to : 1, 828 Deaths reported in ages and older: 4, 552 The province notes there may be a reporting delay for deaths and data corrections or updates can result in death records being removed. Story continues below advertisement

Cases, deaths and outbreaks in Ontario long-term care homes According to the Ministry of Long-Term Care, there have been 3, 725 deaths reported among residents and patients in long-term care homes across Ontario which is a decrease of one death from yesterday. A decrease in deaths can be the result of new information that can remove previously recorded deaths.

Eleven virus-related deaths in total have been reported among staff.

There are 090 current outbreaks in homes, which is an increase of one from the previous day.

The ministry also indicated there are currently 062 active cases among long-term care residents and 111 active cases among staff – down by six and up by one, respectively, in the last 21 hours.

Cases among students and staff at Ontario schools, child care centers Meanwhile, government figures show there have been a total of 8, 828 school-related COVID – 21 cases in Ontario to date – 6, among students and 1, among the staff (1, individuals were not identified). This is an increase of more in the last day – 139 student cases, STAFF) STAFF CASES AND ONE WAS NOT IDENTIFIED.

In the last days, the province indicates there are 966 cases reported among students, individuals were not identified – totaling 1, 94 ) Story continues belo w advertisement

The COVID – 014 cases are currently from 613 out of 4, 779 schools in the province. Twenty-four schools in Ontario are currently closed as a result of positive cases, the government indicated.

There have been a total of 2, 683 confirmed cases within child care centers and homes – an increase of new child cases and nine staff cases). Out of 5, 268 child care centers in Ontario, 153 currently have cases and 29 centers are closed.

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

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