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Ontario reports 3,019 people in hospital with COVID-19, 587 in intensive care

The number of people hospitalized with COVID-19 dropped on Sunday as the province continues to battle the latest surge of the pandemic.

New numbers released by the province Sunday morning suggest a total of 3,019 people are in an Ontario hospital with COVID-19, marking a drop from the 3,439 reported on Saturday.

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Ontario reports 3,439 people in hospital with COVID-19, 597 in intensive care

The data suggests there was also a drop in the number of people receiving care in an intensive care unit in an Ontario hospital.

On Saturday, 597 patients were being treated for COVID-19 in an ICU. By Sunday that number had dropped to 587.

However, in a tweet, Ontario Health Minister Christine Elliott noted that “not all hospitals report on weekends.”

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Of those receiving care in an Ontario hospital, 667 are unvaccinated, 153 are partially vaccinated and 1,755 are fully vaccinated.

Meanwhile, 199 people receiving care in an ICU are unvaccinated, 18 are partially vaccinated and 231 are fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

A total of 3,960 new cases of COVID-19 were reported on Sunday, however, experts caution that is likely not representative of the virus’ true spread within the province, now that more stringent testing rules have been implemented.

To date, a total of 1,030,251 cases of the virus have been detected in the province.








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According to Elliott, by Sunday, 30,558,597 doses of a COVID-19 vaccine had been administered in the province.

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“91.8 per cent of Ontarians 12+ have one dose and 89.2 per cent have two doses,” Elliott wrote in a tweet.

“If you still need your first, second or booster dose, it’s not too late. Both Moderna and Pfizer provide strong protection.”

The data said 53 per cent of Ontarians aged 18 and older have now received their booster dose.

The latest provincial data also said 58 new deaths have been reported, 55 of which were reported on Sunday.

To date, a total of 11,412 people have died after testing positive for COVID-19 in the province.

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