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COVID-19 Ontario: 9,418 new cases reported

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COVID-19 Ontario: 9,418 new cases reported

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Ontario health officials have reported more than 9,000 new cases of COVID-19 for the fourth day in a row.

The province confirmed 9,418 new cases of the new coronavirus on Monday, after authorities reported 9,571 new cases on Friday, 10,412 new cases on Saturday and 9,862 new cases on Sunday.

Ontario’s seven-day moving average climbed to 7,550 from 2,863 so far last week.

Data on test positivity, the distribution of breakthrough cases versus unvaccinated people, as well as recent information on deaths were not provided due to the holiday period.

Health Minister Christine Elliott said there were 480 people hospitalized with COVID-19 and 176 of those patients were in intensive care.

In a series of tweets published on Monday, she wrote that more than 45,000 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine had been given on Boxing Day.

Now in Ontario, a total of 26,494,532 doses of vaccine have been administered across the province.

She said 90.7 percent of Ontarians 12 and older have one dose of the vaccine and 88 percent have two doses.

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