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Ontario reports 610 COVID cases Monday

The latest updates noted 628 recoveries and two deaths
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Public Health Ontario reported 610 new COVID cases today. 

The latest updates noted 628 recoveries and two deaths. 

The Sept. 20 update provided by the province's public health agency also reported the following data:

  • Included in the new cases reported today are 362 unvaccinated people, 43 partially vaccinated people, 152 fully vaccinated people, and 53 people with unknown vaccination status (missing health card data).
  • 6,376 active, lab-confirmed cases, down from 6,396 yesterday. 
  • 233 people are hospitalized with COVID-19.
  • There are 156 COVID-positive patients in the ICU plus another 21 patients no longer testing positive for COVID-19.  
  • There are 105 COVID-positive patients on ventilators and another 18 patients on ventilators no longer testing positive for COVID. 
  • 10,309,713 Ontarians (about 69 per cent of the total population) have been fully vaccinated and another 784,936 (five per cent of Ontario population) have a single dose of COVID vaccine. 
  • The seven-day average incidence rate by vaccination status is 10.9 cases per 100,000 unvaccinated people, 6.6 cases per 100,000 partially vaccinated people, and 1.7 cases per 100,000 fully vaccinated people. 
  • The province reported 23,864 tests were processed yesterday, resulting in a 2.7 per cent positivity rate.
  • Of the new cases reported today, 126 are from Toronto, 100 are from Peel, 19 are from Simcoe-Muskoka, and 71 are from York Region.
  • Today's new cases include 133 individuals under 12 years old, 50 youth between 12 and 19 years old, 217 people between 20 and 39 years old, 134 people between 40 and 59 years old, 63 people between 60 and 79 years old, and 12 people over 79 years old.

Public Health Ontario has confirmed 580,194 cases of COVID-19 since the start of the pandemic, and reported 564,163 recoveries and 9,655 deaths.

Since the start of the pandemic, 29,589 people have been hospitalized with COVID and 5,768 of them were in intensive care units.

The cumulative average incidence rate in the province is 3,937.8 cases per 100,000 people in Ontario.

Ontario's average weekly incidence rate last week was 34.4 cases per 100,000 people, which is even with the rate from Sept. 4-10.

For more on the province's breakdown of vaccination status, click here.

Simcoe-Muskoka 

On Friday, the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit reported 25 new COVID cases and one death. 

There are 240 active cases in the region. 

Thirteen people from Simcoe County are hospitalized with COVID-19.

Since the start of the pandemic, the local health unit has confirmed 13,299 cases of COVID-19 with 12,802 of those cases recovered and 257 cases ending in death.

The region's weekly incidence rate is 27.1 cases per 100,000 for the week beginning Sept. 10, which is down by 12 per cent compared to the week beginning Sept. 4.


Erika Engel

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