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Ontario reports 928 new COVID cases Tuesday

The province's latest updates include 879 recoveries and nine deaths
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Public Health Ontario has reported 928 new COVID cases today.

The latest updates include 879 recoveries and nine deaths. 

The Dec. 7 updates provided by the province's public health agency and the ministry of health also reported the following data:

  • Among the new cases reported today are 450 unvaccinated, 77 cases were reported with vaccination status unknown.
  • 11,879,574 people in Ontario (81 per cent of the population) are fully vaccinated, four per cent of the population is partially vaccinated.
  • The seven-day average incidence rate by vaccination status is 13.8 cases per 100,000 unvaccinated people, 5.88 cases per 100,000 partially vaccinated people, and 3.8 cases per 100,000 fully vaccinated people.
  • The province reported 26,136 tests were processed yesterday, resulting in a 3.8 per cent positivity rate.
  • Today's new cases include 67 newborns to four-year-olds, 190 kids ages five to 11, 55 youth between 12 and 19 years old, 259 people between 20 and 39 years old, 227 people between 40 and 59 years old, 111 people between 60 and 79 years old, and 19 people over 79 years old.

Public Health Ontario has confirmed 625,312 cases of COVID-19 since the start of the pandemic, and reported 606,797 recoveries and 10,036 deaths.

The cumulative average incidence rate in the province is 4,244 cases per 100,000 people in Ontario.

Ontario's average seven-day incidence rate from Nov. 27 to Dec. 3 was 43.8 cases per 100,000 people, which is up by 19 per cent compared to the seven-day period starting of Nov. 21.

For more on the province's breakdown of vaccination status, click here.


The Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit reported 236 new COVID cases in its report Monday, the first update since Friday, Dec. 3.

There are currently 831 active cases in the region. 

Twenty-nine people from Simcoe County and one person from Muskoka District are hospitalized with COVID-19. 

Since the start of the pandemic, the local health unit has confirmed 16,156 cases of COVID-19 with 15,045 of those cases recovered and 280 cases ending in death.  

The region's weekly incidence rate is 95.8 cases per 100,000 for the week beginning Nov. 26, which is up by 16.5 per cent compared to the week beginning Nov. 20.

The Grey Bruce Health Unit weekly incidence rate is 23.3 cases per 100,000, which is up by 15.4 per cent compared to the week of Nov. 20.