Ontario reports under 750 new COVID-19 cases in single-day decrease

TORONTO — Ontario is reporting under 750 new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday after new infections spiked above 800 Saturday, marking the highest single-day increase since early June.

The province is reported 740 new infections today, with two additional deaths.

According to the Ministry of Health, of the 740 new infections, 425 are in unvaccinated individuals, 64 are in partially vaccinated individuals, 189 are in fully vaccinated individuals and 62 are in individuals with an unknown vaccination status.

There were 835 new cases reported on Saturday and 781 on Friday.

The seven-day rolling average is now at 688, compared to 564 a week ago.

The province’s virus-related death toll stands at 9,498.

Vaccination update

The province said it administered 29,695 doses of COVID-19 vaccines Saturday.

Throughout Ontario’s seven-month vaccination campaign, over 20.7 million needles have gone into arms.

As of today, 9,911,914 people have received both doses and are considered to be fully vaccinated.

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