Ontario reports 346 new COVID-19 cases and almost 4 million people fully vaccinated

Updates for Peterborough, Kawartha Lakes, Northumberland, Haliburton, and Hastings Prince Edward unavailable

Close-up of a person receiving a vaccination. (Stock photo)

Here’s an update on COVID-19 cases in Ontario as well as in the greater Kawarthas region.

Ontario is reporting 346 new cases today, a jump of 90 new cases from yesterday’s total and the highest increase since last Saturday when 355 cases were reported. The seven-day average of daily cases has decreased by 1 to 280.

Most of today’s cases are in Toronto (64), Waterloo (39), Peel (34), Grey Bruce (32), Porcupine (24), and Hamilton (22).

Hospitalizations have decreased by 2 to 273, with patients in ICUs increasing by 2 to 286 and patients on ventilators falling by 19 to 183. Ontario is reporting 13 new deaths, with none in long-term care homes.

Over 13.8 million vaccine doses have been administered, a record increase of 256,260 from yesterday, with over 80% of Ontario’s total population now having received at least one dose. Almost 4 million people have been fully vaccinated, with a record number of 226,884 people receiving their second dose yesterday, representing over 27% of the total population.

For a daily summary of cases in Ontario, including a breakdown of cases in each of Ontario’s 34 health units, visit ontario.ca/page/how-ontario-is-responding-covid-19.

COVID-19 cases in Ontario from May 26 - June 25, 2021. The red line is the number of new cases reported daily, and the dotted green line is a five-day rolling average of new cases. (Graphic: kawarthaNOW.com)
COVID-19 cases in Ontario from May 26 – June 25, 2021. The red line is the number of new cases reported daily, and the dotted green line is a five-day rolling average of new cases. (Graphic: kawarthaNOW.com)
COVID-19 hospitalizations and ICU admissions in Ontario from May 26 - June 25, 2021. The red line is the daily number of COVID-19 hospitalizations and the purple line is the daily number of patients with COVID-19 in ICUs. (Graphic: kawarthaNOW.com)
COVID-19 hospitalizations and ICU admissions in Ontario from May 26 – June 25, 2021. The red line is the daily number of COVID-19 hospitalizations and the purple line is the daily number of patients with COVID-19 in ICUs. (Graphic: kawarthaNOW.com)
COVID-19 vaccinations in Ontario from May 26 - June 25, 2021. The red line is the cumulative number of daily doses administered and the green line is the cumulative number of people fully vaccinated with two doses of vaccine. (Graphic: kawarthaNOW.com)
COVID-19 vaccinations in Ontario from May 26 – June 25, 2021. The red line is the cumulative number of daily doses administered and the green line is the cumulative number of people fully vaccinated with two doses of vaccine. (Graphic: kawarthaNOW.com)
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Updated numbers for weekends are unavailable for the greater Kawarthas region, as no health units in the region issue reports on Saturday or Sunday (Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit usually issues reports on Saturdays, but had not updated its dashboard as of the time of this story). Updated numbers for the weekend will be provided in Monday’s update.

There are currently 32 active cases in the greater Kawarthas region, a decrease of 5 since yesterday, including 15 in Peterborough, 8 in Northumberland, 7 in Kawartha Lakes, and 2 in Hastings Prince Edward (1 in Quinte West and 1 in Belleville). There are no active cases in Haliburton.

Since the pandemic began in the greater Kawarthas region, there have been 1,578 confirmed positive cases in the Peterborough area (1,542 resolved with 21 deaths), 1,087 in the City of Kawartha Lakes (1,036 resolved with 57 deaths), 944 in Northumberland County (919 resolved with 17 deaths), 122 in Haliburton County (121 resolved with 1 death), and 1,127 in Hastings and Prince Edward counties (1,114 resolved with 11 deaths). The most recent death was reported in Kawartha Lakes on June 5.

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For detailed data for each health unit, visit the COVID-19 trackers for Peterborough Public Health, Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit, and Hastings Prince Edward Public Health.

For more information about COVID-19 in Ontario, visit covid-19.ontario.ca.