Ontario reports 209 new cases of COVID-19

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TORONTO — Ontario is reporting 209 new cases of COVID-19 today and nine more deaths from the virus.

Health Minister Christine Elliott says there are 47 new cases in the Waterloo Region and 22 in Halton.

She says there are also 20 new cases in Toronto, 20 in Grey Bruce and 20 in the Niagara Region.

The data is based on nearly 17,100 completed tests.

The province says 206 patients are hospitalized with COVID-19, 243 people are in intensive care because of the virus and 165 are on a ventilator.

Elliott says 210,504 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine were administered on Friday for a total of more than 15.3 million.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published July 3, 2021.

The Canadian Press

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