Ontario reported 870 new COVID-19 cases and 10 more deaths Thursday.
Broken down by region, 225 of the latest cases are in Toronto, and 167 are in Peel.
The province has administered nearly 9.5 million vaccine doses so far, according to Health Minister Christine Elliott.
Ontario is reporting 870 cases of #COVID19 and nearly 34,300 tests completed. Locally, there are 225 new cases in Toronto, 167 in Peel and 49 in the Porcupine Health Unit region.
As of 8:00 p.m. yesterday, 9,493,005 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered.
— Christine Elliott (@celliottability) June 3, 2021
Everyone 12 and up in Ontario is now eligible to book a vaccine appointment.
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Children won’t be going back to school in person until September, Premier Doug Ford announced Wednesday. He said sending kids back to indoor classrooms for the last month of the year is too risky before the students and staff are fully vaccinated.
Instead, Ford wants to focus on making sure summer camps and other children’s activities can go ahead safely.
Ontario is scheduled to move into Stage 1 of its reopening plan on June 14, when restaurant patios will open, and non-essential retail businesses can welcome back a limited number of customers.
To date, Ontario has seen 533,761 COVID-19 cases and 8,801 deaths.