Ontario reported 340 new COVID-19 cases and 18 more deaths Friday.
This is the first time since June 26 that the daily case count has been over 300. The latest count brings the seven-day rolling average to 214.
Of the latest cases, 80 are in Toronto, 41 are in York Region, 36 are in Peel, 23 are in Windsor-Essex, and 22 are in Waterloo.
According to Health Minister Christine Elliott, Friday’s cases were discovered after 23,400 tests were processed in the last 24 hours.
As of 8:00 p.m. yesterday, 19,764,199 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered, including 53,975 doses administered yesterday.
Today’s numbers will be available at 10:30 a.m. at https://t.co/ypmgZbVRvn.
— Christine Elliott (@celliottability) August 6, 2021
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The province has now administered 19.7 million vaccine doses to date. All Ontarians are now eligible for both doses, and anyone who hasn’t gotten a shot yet can book an appointment online.
To date, Ontario has seen 551,678 total COVID-19 cases and 9,392 deaths.