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Ontario reports 325 new COVID cases Monday, zero deaths

The rolling 7-day average of new cases is 283, up from 196 one week ago
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Public Health Ontario reported 325 new COVID cases and zero deaths in today's update for Aug. 8. 

Case counts, per cent positivity and active cases have all increased over the weekend.

The report includes 192 new recoveries. 

York Region Public Health updates are not provided until after 5 p.m. Aug. 9.

The Aug. 9 update provided by the province's public health agency also reported the following data:

  • 2,375 active, lab-confirmed cases, up from 2,242 yesterday.
  • 94 COVID-positive people are currently hospitalized in Ontario.
  • There are 113 patients in intensive care units with COVID-related illness (of those, 30 no longer test positive for COVID-19).
  • 70 people are on ventilators due to COVID-related illness (of those, 19 no longer test positive for COVID-19).
  • The province reported 15,805 tests were processed yesterday, resulting in a 2.3 per cent positivity rate. 
  • There are 4,719 tests still awaiting processing, and the provincial labs have processed 16.6 million tests to date.
  • Of the new cases reported today, 23 are from Waterloo, 90 are from Toronto, 47 cases are from Peel, 10 are from Simcoe-Muskoka, 11 are from Grey-Bruce, and 29 are from York Region.
  • Today's cases include 72 individuals aged 19 and under, 157 people between 20 and 39 years old, 67 people between 40 and 59 years old, 22 people between 60 and 79 years old, and three people over 79 years old.

Public Health Ontario has confirmed 552,804 cases of COVID-19 since the start of the pandemic, and reported 541,022 recoveries and 9,407 deaths.

The cumulative average incidence rate in the province is 3,751.9 cases per 100,000 people in Ontario.

Ontario's average weekly incidence rate is 10.6 cases per 100,000 people, which is up by 20.5 per cent from last week.

Vaccines

  • There were 29,949 doses of vaccines against COVID-19 administered yesterday.
  • 19,902,159 doses of vaccine have been administered.
  • In total, 9,343,260 people have been fully vaccinated.