COVID-19: Ontario reports 574 new cases, four deaths
The province is reporting a record number of vaccines administered in the past 24 hours
Ontario is reporting 574 new cases of COVID-19 and four deaths on June 11.
The province detected 590 new cases on Thursday, 411 cases on Wednesday and 469 on Tuesday. The seven-day rolling average is at 568, the first time it has been below the 600 mark since October 2, 2020. The average was 889 last Friday.
“Locally, there are 109 new cases in Toronto, 84 in Peel, 79 in Waterloo, 51 in Porcupine and 31 in Hamilton,” Health Minister Christine Elliott said on Twitter.
Ontario reached a new vaccination record today, vaccinating an additional 199,951 people over the past day. That brings the provincial total to 10,827,420 doses administered and 1,533,742 people fully vaccinated.
The province completed 28,949 tests over the past 24 hours, marking a two per cent positivity rate for the third consecutive day. The rate is down from 2.8 per cent this time last week.
There are currently 6,184 total active cases in the province, including 489 hospitalizations, the lowest numbers the province have seen since mid-November. There are 440 patients in intensive care, down 10 from the day before, including 292 patients on ventilators.
Of the deaths reported today, one was someone between the ages of 40 and 59.
To date, the province has seen 538,651 total COVID-19 cases and 8,935 deaths.
New COVID-19 cases in Ontario on June 11
The following regions reported five or more new COVID-19 cases:
Toronto = 109
Peel = 84
Region of Waterloo = 79
Porcupine = 51
Hamilton = 31
Halton Region = 30
York Region = 28
Durham Region = 26
Ottawa = 22
Windsor-Essex County = 16
Thunder Bay District = 14
Niagara Region = 11
Simcoe Muskoka District = 10
Middlesex-London = 10
Grey Bruce = 5
Huron Perth = 5
Lambton = 5