Ontario reports 356 new COVID-19 cases, 4 new virus-related deaths

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TORONTO — Ontario is reporting 356 new COVID-19 cases and four new deaths linked to the virus.

Health Minister Christine Elliott says 230 of the latest infections are among those who are not fully vaccinated or whose immunization status is unknown.

She says 126 cases involve fully vaccinated people.

There are 132 patients in intensive care with critical illness related to the virus, including 13 who are fully inoculated and 119 not fully vaccinated or with an unknown vaccination status.

The case numbers are based on 26,767 completed tests.

The province says 88 per cent of residents aged 12 and older have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, while 84 per cent have received both shots.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Oct. 30, 2021.


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