Coronavirus: Ontario reports 2,380 COVID-19 cases and 17 deaths

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Coronavirus: Ontario reports 2,380 COVID-19 cases and 17 deaths
Coronavirus: Ontario reports 2,380 COVID-19 cases and 17 deaths

Ontario reported 2,380 cases of COVID-19 and 17 deaths on Thursday.

The province says the daily case number includes about 280 cases added as part of a “data clean-up process related to the provincial CCM system.”

There were 60,077 tests completed. The reported positivity rate, which takes into account the date tests were done, is 3.8 per cent.

Another 1,329 cases have been marked as resolved.

Here are the COVID-19 numbers for our region

Hamilton

  • 12,164 total cases — up 65 from Wednesday
  • 10,960 resolved cases
  • 705 active cases
  • 109 in hospital
  • 304 deaths — up two from Wednesday
  • 77,812 vaccine doses given

Niagara

  • 9,328 total cases — up 25 from Wednesday
  • 8,567 resolved cases
  • 386 active cases
  • 4 in hospital
  • 375 deaths
  • 18,840 vaccine doses given by Niagara Public Health

Brant

  • 1,721 total cases — up 19 from Wednesday
  • 1,648 resolved cases
  • 60 active cases
  • 13 deaths
  • 2 in hospital
  • 21,556 vaccine doses given; 2,566 people fully vaccinated

Haldimand-Norfolk

  • 1,575 total cases — up eight from Wednesday
  • 1,464 resolved cases
  • 67 active cases
  • 39 deaths
  • 17,130 vaccine doses given; 1,622 people fully vaccinated

The province says 79,446 vaccine doses were administered on Wednesday.

A total of 1,755,596 doses have been given and there are 304,386 residents who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

Ontario hospital numbers remained steady over the previous day.

There are 894 patients hospitalized with COVID-19. There are 332 people in ICU and 212 of them are on ventilators.

There are now 1,458 confirmed cases of the B.1.1.7 lineage of the virus, which was first reported in the U.K.

Confirmed cases of the B.1.351 strain, first reported in South Africa, are at 51.

There are 54 confirmed cases of the P.1 strain first reported in Brazil.

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