Ontario reports 296 COVID-19 cases, 60 deaths on Tuesday as historic case data added

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Ontario is reporting 296 COVID-19 cases and 60 deaths today, but the province says the numbers include older infections and deaths that are just now being counted.

The province says 54 of the deaths reported today are from previous months but are now being recorded after a data review.

It also says approximately 80 cases reported today are from last year, following a data review by Toronto Public Health.

The province says there are 334 people hospitalized with the virus, including 314 people in intensive care.

There were 16,784 COVID-19 tests completed yesterday.

Ontario administered 199,535 vaccine doses since the last daily update, for a total of more than 12.8 million doses.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published June 22, 2021.

The Canadian Press

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