Coronavirus Canada Updates: Ontario reports 2,584 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday

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Coronavirus Canada Updates: Saskatchewan reports 2 new COVID-19 deaths, 92 patients in hospital
Coronavirus Canada Updates: Saskatchewan reports 2 new COVID-19 deaths, 92 patients in hospital

Ontario is reporting 2,584 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday as well as 24 deaths. That’s up from 2,362 new cases reported on Friday and 26 deaths.

The new case count includes 689 cases in Toronto, 584 in Peel Region, 252 in York Region, 157 in Durham, and 115 in Hamilton. The seven-day average continues to decline and is now sitting at 2,576.

As of 8 p.m. on Friday, 6,925,232 vaccine doses have been administered across the province to date, according to Health Minister Christine Elliott. However, Friday’s vaccination tally marks a milestone for Ontario.

With 154,104 doses administered, the number is the highest single-day total to date, according to Dr. Isaac Bogoch, an infectious diseases doctor who is a member of the province’s COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Task Force.

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