Ontario reports less than 200 new COVID-19 cases and zero deaths

Jul 7 2021, 7:32 am

Ontario reported 194 new COVID-19 cases and no new deaths on Wednesday.

It is the first time Ontario has reported zero deaths since October and the provinces’ third straight day reporting fewer than 200 new infections. On Tuesday 164 cases were reported, while 170 cases were reported on Monday.

Broken down by region, 35 of the latest are in Toronto, 26 are in Peel, 42 are in Waterloo, 16 are in Hamilton, and 11 are in Grey Bruce.

So far 15.9 million doses of vaccine have been administered in Ontario, according to Health Minister Christine Elliott.

 

Youth age 12 to 17 became eligible to book an appointment for a second dose at 8 am on Monday morning. That means everyone in Ontario 12 and older is now eligible to book their second shot.

Quarantine measures were also relaxed Monday for fully vaccinated Canadians, permanent residents, and international students returning from abroad.

To date, Ontario has seen546,411 COVID-19 cases and 9,224 deaths.

DH Toronto StaffDH Toronto Staff

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