New COVID-19 cases drop to more than seven month low of 663 cases, 10 deaths

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TORONTO — Ontario is reporting 663 new cases of COVID-19, the lowest daily infection figure seen in more than seven months, along with 10 more deaths linked to the virus.

Health Minister Christine Elliott says there are 115 new cases in Toronto, 112 in Peel Region, 33 in Durham Region and 34 in the Waterloo region.

She says there are also 59 new cases in Niagara, 47 in York Region and 40 in Ottawa.

The Ministry of Health says 545 people are hospitalized with COVID-19, with 510 patients in intensive care and 344 on a ventilator.

Today's data is based on more than 22,600 completed tests.

Ontario says 158,393 doses of a COVID-19 vaccine were administered since Saturday's report for a total of nearly 10 million doses.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published June 6, 2021.

The Canadian Press