Ontario reports 1,571 new cases of COVID-19, 10 deaths, more than 72,000 vaccinations

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TORONTO — Ontario is reporting 1,571 new cases of COVID-19 today and 10 more deaths linked to the virus.

Health Minister Christine Elliott says 459 of the new cases are in Toronto, 309 in Peel and 143 in York Region.

The province says 1,531 cases were resolved since Tuesday's update.

There are 893 people currently in hospital with COVID-19 in Ontario.

Today's data is based on nearly 32,600 tests completed.

Ontario reports that 72,451 doses of a COVID-19 vaccine were given since the last daily update.

A total of 1.6 million vaccine doses have been administered in the province.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published March 24, 2021.

The Canadian Press