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Ontario, one hundred more cases in just 24 hours

TORONTO – Over 100 more cases in 24 hours, compared to the same number of tests analyzed: today Ontario recorded 413 new ones, detected on 31,800 swabs carried out, compared to 304 on Wednesday when the tests had been more than 31,000. The positivity rate therefore goes back to 1.6% (24 hours earlier it was 1.3%). 4 deaths recorded today, the same number as on Wednesday. 

Of the latest Ontario‘s cases, 226 were detected in unvaccinated individuals, 15 partially vaccinated, 140 fully vaccinated and 32 with unknown vaccination status.

Let’s look at the territorial distribution of infections today: in the Greater Toronto Area, Toronto reported 66 new cases, while 54 were recorded in the Peel region, 29 in York, 18 in Halton and 16 in Durham. 36 new infections in Ottawa, 20 in Simcoe Muskoka and 21 in Windsor-Essex.

Front-hospitals: 274 people are hospitalized and 161 are in intensive care units. Of the latter, 107 breathe with the help of a ventilator. 141 of the ICU patients are not fully vaccinated or have an unknown vaccination status and only 20 are fully vaccinated.

Meanwhile, another 488 people recovered from the virus today: 3,356 cases still active (known) throughout the province.

And while Quebec today reported 428 new cases (289 of which in unvaccinated people) and 3 deaths – more or less in line with previous days -, the situation continues to remain an emergency in Alberta where the occupation of high rioman intensive care: in the Calgary area at 67% of capacity, in the Edmonton area at 79%, in the central area at 88%, in the south at 67% and in the north at 89%.

On Wednesday, the province reported another 786 new cases of Covid-19 (out of 12,114 tests carried out) and 18 deaths: the active (known) cases are 10,824 and the total number of deaths in Alberta since the beginning of the pandemic has exceeded three thousand: 3.006.

Currently, 86.2% of eligible Alberta residents (over 12 years of age) have received a dose of the vaccine, while 77.9% are fully vaccinated.

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