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Ontario reports 384 new COVID cases Wednesday

Today's update includes 722 recoveries, 33 new hospitalizations and 12 deaths
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Public Health Ontario has reported 384 new COVID-19 cases in its latest report (June 16).

Today's update also includes 722 new recoveries and 12 deaths. 

The deaths reported today include one person between 20 and 39 years old, three people between 40 and 59 years old, six people between 60 and 79 years old, and two people over 79 years old. 

Since yesterday's update, there have been 33 new hospitalizations, and 10 more COVID patients admitted to intensive care units.

The June 15 update provided by the province's public health agency also reported the following data:

  • 4,662 active, lab-confirmed cases, down from 5,012 yesterday.
  • 438 people are currently hospitalized with COVID-19 in Ontario, up from 433 yesterday.
  • There are 377 patients in intensive care units because of COVID-19 (69 of those people no longer test positive for COVID-19) and 242 COVID patients on ventilators (down from 244 reported yesterday).
  • The province reported 28,076 tests were processed yesterday, resulting in a 1.5 per cent positivity rate. 
  • There are 13,336 tests still awaiting processing, and the provincial labs have processed 15.6 million tests to date.
  • Of the new cases reported today, 54 are from Toronto, 60 cases are from Peel, and seven are from Simcoe-Muskoka. 
  • Today's cases include 81 individuals aged 19 and under, 145 people between 20 and 39 years old, 104 people between 40 and 59 years old, 43 people between 60 and 79 years old, and 13 people aged 80 and over.

Vaccines

  • There were 202,984 doses of vaccines against COVID-19 administered yesterday, up from 184,989 doses administered on June 14.
  • 11,732,414 doses of vaccine have been administered.
  • In total,2,198,715 people have been fully vaccinated.

Public Health Ontario has confirmed 540,810 cases of COVID-19 since the start of the pandemic, and reported 527,162 recoveries and 8,986 deaths.

The cumulative average incidence rate in the province is 3,638.3 cases per 100,000 people in Ontario.

Ontario's average weekly incidence rate is 23.5 cases per 100,000 people, which is down by 30.1 per cent from the prior seven-day period. 

Simcoe-Muskoka 

Yesterday, the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit reported six new COVID cases

There are 142 active cases in the region. 

Since the start of the pandemic, the local health unit has confirmed 12,163 cases of COVID-19 with 11,354 of those cases recovered and 246 cases ending in death.

There are 22 people from Simcoe County and one person from Muskoka District hospitalized with COVID-19. 

The weekly incidence rate for Simcoe-Muskoka is 16.3 cases per 100,000 people between June 6 and 12, which is down by 32.1 per cent compared to May 31 to June 6.



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