Ontario reports 139 new COVID-19 cases, 11 deaths


TORONTO — Ontario is reporting 139 new COVID-19 cases today, and 11 deaths.

The Ministry of Health says that seven of those deaths happened between December and February, and are being added due to a data clean-up.

The new cases are based on more than 17,100 tests completed in the past day.

There were 26 new cases in Toronto, 19 in the Region of Waterloo, 18 in Peel Region, 15 in York Region and 12 in Hamilton.

There are 108 people in intensive care due to COVID-related critical illness and 76 patients are on ventilators.

More than 60,094 doses of vaccines were administered over the previous day, for a total of more than 19.6 million.

Provincial data show 99.5 per cent of all COVID-19 ICU admissions from mid-June to mid-July were in unvaccinated or partially vaccinated people, and nearly 96 per cent of related deaths were in the same group.