Ontario reports 296 new cases of COVID-19, six deaths and 225,188 vaccinations

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TORONTO — Ontario is reporting 296 new cases of COVID-19 today and six more deaths linked to the virus.

Health Minister Christine Elliott says there are 95 new cases in the Region of Waterloo, 35 in Toronto, and 20 in Peel Region.

She says there also 19 new cases in Hamilton and 17 in Ottawa.

The Ministry of Health says 300 people are in intensive care and 189 on a ventilator due to the virus.

Today’s data is based on over 29,500 completed tests.

Ontario says 225,188 doses of a COVID-19 vaccine were administered since Wednesday’s report, for a total of more than 13.3 million.