Ontario reports more than 700 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday

Nov 18 2021, 3:22 pm

Ontario reported 711 new COVID-19 cases and five new deaths on Thursday.

The seven-day rolling average is 597. Of the new cases, 74 are in Toronto.

Most new infections continue to be among unvaccinated individuals. Health Minister Christine Elliott tweeted that 314 new cases are in fully vaccinated individuals. Of today’s cases, 397 are among those who are unvaccinated or have not been fully vaccinated.

Across Ontario, 278 people are hospitalized. Of those, 206 are unvaccinated or partially vaccinated, and 72 are inoculated.

There are 129 patients in the ICU. Nearly all of them are not fully vaccinated, with 17 having received a full course of vaccine.

The province has administered 22,762,199 doses of COVID-19 vaccines. Across the province, 88.8% of those aged 12 and up have received at least one dose, and 85.7% have received both.

To date, Ontario has seen 609,429 COVID-19 infections and 9,955 deaths.

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