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Ontario reports 590 new COVID cases Thursday

Today's update also includes 939 recoveries, 45 new hospitalizations, and 11 deaths
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Public Health Ontario has reported 590 new COVID-19 cases in its latest report (June 10).

Today's update also includes 939 new recoveries and 11 deaths. 

The deaths reported today include six people between 60 and 79 years old, and six people over 79 years old. One death previously reported as an individual between 40 and 59 years old has been removed from the list.

Since yesterday's update, there have been 45 new hospitalizations, and 10 more COVID patients admitted to intensive care units.

The June 8 update provided by the province's public health agency also reported the following data:

  • 6,464 active, lab-confirmed cases, down from 6,824 yesterday.
  • 516 people are currently hospitalized with COVID-19 in Ontario, down from 571 yesterday.
  • There are 450 patients in intensive care units because of COVID-19 (down from 466 yesterday) and 291 COVID patients on ventilators (down from 314 reported yesterday).
  • The province reported 31,423 tests were processed yesterday, resulting in a two per cent positivity rate. 
  • There are 12,428 tests still awaiting processing, and the provincial labs have processed 15.4 million tests to date.
  • Of the new cases reported today, 114 are from Toronto, 130 cases are from Peel, and 16 are from Simcoe-Muskoka. 
  • Today's cases include 122 individuals aged 19 and under, 257 people between 20 and 39 years old, 132 people between 40 and 59 years old, 72 people between 60 and 79 years old, and eight people aged 80 and over.

Vaccines

  • There were 182,350 doses of vaccines against COVID-19 administered yesterday, up from 177,506 doses administered on June 8.
  • 10,627,469 doses of vaccine have been administered.
  • In total,1,399,776 people have been fully vaccinated.

Public Health Ontario has confirmed 538,077 cases of COVID-19 since the start of the pandemic, and reported 522,682 recoveries and 8,931 deaths.

The cumulative average incidence rate in the province is 3,619.9 cases per 100,000 people in Ontario.

Ontario's average weekly incidence rate is 33.6 cases per 100,000 people, which is down by 27.7 per cent from the prior seven-day period. 

Currently, most health units in the province have weekly incidence rates between 0.6 and 56 cases per 100,000, with the exception of the Porcupine Health Unit (Timmins area) where the incidence rate is 316.4 cases per 100,000 people. 

Northern Ontario

In Northern Ontario, the breakdown of Public Health Ontario data is:

  • Algoma Public Health: 396 cases, weekly rate of  1.7 cases per 100,000 people. There are seven known active cases, including one person who is not an Algoma resident and is temporarily in the region. 
  • North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit: 468 cases, weekly rate of 6.2 cases per 100,000 people. The health unit has reported 467 cases. There are 19 known active cases. 
  • Porcupine Health Unit: 1,688 cases, weekly rate of 316.4 cases per 100,000 people. The health unit has reported 1,673 cases. There are 349 known active cases. 
  • Public Health Sudbury and Districts: 2,091 cases, weekly rate of 7 cases per 100,000 people. The health unit has reported 2,110 cases. There are 25 known active cases. 
  • Timiskaming Health Unit: 205 cases, weekly rate of 3.1 cases per 100,000 people. The health unit has reported 208 There are two known active cases. 
  • Northwestern Health Unit: 1,068 cases, weekly rate of 1.1 cases per 100,000 people. The health unit has reported 1,067 cases. There are four known active cases.
  • Thunder Bay District Health Unit: 3,302 cases, weekly rate of 40 cases per 100,000 people. The health unit has reported 3,300 cases. There are 56 known active cases. 

The data from Northern Ontario health units is based on what was available at 10:30 a.m. today.



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