The Government of Ontario confirmed 848 new COVID-19 cases and 11 virus-related deaths on Friday morning.
Five of the deaths are new, and six occurred over one month ago. The additional deaths were discovered during “data cleaning,” the province said.
Of the newly reported cases, 166 are in Toronto, 117 are in Peel Region, and 77 are in York Region.
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The majority of today’s cases are individuals who are not vaccinated.
According to Health Minister Christine Elliott, 659 of Friday’s cases are unvaccinated individuals or those whose vaccination status is unknown.
Unvaccinated people also account for most of Ontario’s COVID-19 hospital admissions.
Of the 361 people hospitalized with COVID-19, 331 are not fully immunized. Of the 177 people in the ICU with COVID-19, 163 are not fully vaccinated.
There are 848 new cases of #COVID19. 659 cases are in individuals who are not fully vaccinated or have an unknown vaccination status and 189 are in fully vaccinated individuals.
Today’s numbers will be available at 10:30 a.m. at https://t.co/ypmgZbVRvn.
— Christine Elliott (@celliottability) September 10, 2021
Ontario has now administered 21,098,125 COVID-19 vaccine doses. Elliott said 84.1% of residents aged 12 and over have had one dose, and 77.7% are fully immunized.
To date, Ontario has seen 572,978 COVID-19 cases and 9,590 virus-related deaths.