The Government of Ontario confirmed 578 new COVID-19 cases and two virus-related deaths on Saturday morning, the third straight day that cases have been above 500.
The majority of today’s cases are individuals who are not fully vaccinated.
According to Health Minister Christine Elliott, 408 of Saturday’s cases are unvaccinated individuals, and 59 are those who are partially vaccinated.
Unvaccinated people also account for most of Ontario’s COVID-19 hospital admissions.
Of the 136 people hospitalized with COVID-19, 125 are not fully immunized. Of the 111 people in the ICU with COVID-19, 110 are not fully vaccinated.
111 people are in ICU due to #COVID19. One is fully vaccinated and 110 are not fully vaccinated or have an unknown vaccination status at this time.
There are 578 new cases of COVID-19. 408 cases are in unvaccinated individuals and 59 in partially vaccinated individuals.
— Christine Elliott (@celliottability) August 14, 2021
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Ontario has now administered 20,146,936 COVID-19 vaccine doses. More than 81% if residents aged 12 and over have now had one dose, and over 73% are fully immunized.
To date, Ontario has seen 555,050 COVID-19 cases and 9,418 deaths.