Ontario sees 177 new COVID-19 cases as province surpasses 18 million vaccines administered

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Nearly 62 per cent of Ontarians aged 18 and older have now had two doses of a COVID-19 vaccine.  (Evan Mitsui/CBC - image credit)
Nearly 62 per cent of Ontarians aged 18 and older have now had two doses of a COVID-19 vaccine. (Evan Mitsui/CBC - image credit)

Ontario reported another 177 cases of COVID-19 and six new deaths related to the virus on Sunday.

The latest numbers come as the province has surpassed a total of 18 million COVID-19 vaccines administered to date.

Here are some other key pandemic indicators and figures from the Ministry of Health's daily provincial update:

Seven-day average of daily cases: 153

Tests completed: 14,805

Provincewide test positivity rate: 1 per cent, breaking a 12-day stretch of a test positivity rate below one per cent

Active cases: 1,378

Patients in ICU with COVID-related illnesses: 150; 99 needed a ventilator to breathe

Deaths: Six, pushing the official toll to 9,294

Vaccinations: 134,654, roughly 88 per cent of which were second doses. Nearly 62 per cent of Ontarians aged 18 and older have now had two doses.

Ontario: New daily cases of COVID-19

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