The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada

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The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (all times Eastern):

12:20 p.m.

Nova Scotia is reporting four new cases of COVID-19 and seven new recoveries today.

Officials say the new cases have all been identified in the central area of the province.

One of the new cases is travel-related, while the others are currently under investigation.

The province now has 36 active infections with two COVID-19 patients in hospital, one of whom is in intensive care.

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11:30 a.m.

Ontario has logged 166 new cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, along with six new virus-related deaths.

Health Minister Christine Elliott says Toronto and Waterloo are reporting 28 new infections a piece, while Grey Bruce and Peel Region each saw 18 new cases.

She says 170,537 doses of a COVID-19 vaccine were administered on Saturday, for a total of nearly 17 million given since the provincial immunization effort got underway.

The province says 202 COVID-19 patients are currently in intensive care units, with 132 on ventilators.

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This report by The Canadian Press was first published July 11, 2021.

The Canadian Press

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