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Ontario reports 780 new cases and a seven day high rolling average since June, with six deaths

​​Seven hundred eighty new COVID-19 cases have been reported in Ontario, with six more deaths. On Wednesday, the seven-day rolling average in Ontario reached a high never recorded since early June, with roughly 800 new COVID-19 cases and six additional virus-related casualties.

According to provincial health officials, 780 new infections were reported Wednesday, up from 687 the day before and 591 a week ago. On Saturday, 854 new  cases were reported in Ontario, followed by 964 on Sunday and 788 on Monday.

Today, the seven-day rolling average rose to 821, a significant rise from 686 a week ago. The average hasn’t been this high since June 4, 2021, since it was 844.

Three hundred sixty-nine people are unvaccinated, 24 have got one shot, 336 are completely vaccinated, and 51 have an uncertain vaccination status among the most recent cases.

Over 89 percent of persons aged 12 and above in Ontario had received one dosage of the COVID-19 vaccine as of Tuesday, and 86 percent had two doses and were deemed fully vaccinated.

About 965 persons recovered from the illness yesterday, bringing the total number of active cases in the province to 6,750, up from 5,407 a week ago.

According to the Ministry of Health, the most recent deaths happened within the last month, and one fatality was removed from the total death toll today as a result of data cleansing.

The number of people who have died as a result of the virus in the province now stands at 10,005. On Tuesday, Ontario reached a tragic milestone: 10,000 people have died as a result of the virus since March 2020.

Source: CP24

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