Ontario reports 3,670 new cases of COVID-19, 15 deaths, over 95,000 vaccinations

THE CANADIAN PRESS

TORONTO – Ontario is reporting 3,670 new cases of COVID-19 today and 15 more deaths linked to the virus.

Health Minister Christine Elliott says there are 1,016 new cases in Toronto, 613 in Peel Region, and 519 in York Region.

She also says there are 214 new cases in Ottawa and 196 in Durham Region.

Today’s data is based on nearly 42,200 completed tests.

The ministry of health says that there are 1,822 people in hospital because of COVID-19.

There are 626 people in an intensive-care unit and 422 on a ventilator.

Ontario says that 95,692 doses of a COVID-19 vaccine were administered since Monday’s report.

A total of 3,310,157 vaccine doses have been given in the province so far.

Meanwhile, Ontario said it will add hundreds of critical care beds this week to help with an influx of COVID-19 cases that is pushing the health-care system to the brink.

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