Ontario reports 355 new COVID-19 cases, province marks new vaccine record with 213K doses

As the Ontario government broke another daily COVID-19 vaccination record, it reported 355 new coronavirus cases on Saturday.

Saturday’s case count is slightly higher than Friday’s, which saw 345 new infections reported.

According to the latest provincial data contained in an update by Ontario Health Minister Christine Elliott, 58 new cases were recorded in Toronto, 54 in Waterloo Region, 45 in Peel Region, 23 in Hamilton and 22 in the Porcupine Health Unit area (in and around Timmins).

The government advised almost 25,400 COVID-19 tests were completed on Friday.

Elliott said 12,366,899 COVID-19 vaccine doses have been administered across Ontario to date.

More to come.

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