Ontario reports 1,563 new cases of COVID-19, 88 deaths, and 6,724 more vaccinations

Christine Elliott

TORONTO — Ontario is reporting 1,563 new cases of COVID-19 today and 88 more deaths linked to the virus.

Public health officials have noted, however, that updates to a provincial database are causing data fluctuations in this week’s case counts.

Health Minister Christine Elliott says there are 584 new cases in Toronto, 265 in Peel and 132 in York Region.

Ontario is also reporting that nearly 64,500 tests have been completed since the last daily update.

Another 6,724 doses of a COVID-19 vaccine were administered since Wednesday’s report.

A total of 355,055 doses of a vaccine have been administered in the province so far.

There have been 273,660 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ontario since the pandemic began, 250,937 of those have been resolved and 6,393 people have died from the virus.