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Ontario reports 687 new COVID cases Tuesday

The latest updates noted 560 recoveries and three new deaths
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Public Health Ontario reported 687 new COVID cases today.

The latest updates noted 560 recoveries and three new deaths. 

The Nov. 30 updates provided by the province's public health agency and the ministry of health also reported the following data:

  • 6,940 active cases, up from 6,816 reported yesterday. 
  • 266 people are hospitalized with COVID-19.
  • There are 137 COVID-positive patients in the ICU plus another 16 patients no longer testing positive for COVID-19.
  • There are 83 COVID-positive patients on ventilators and another 13 patients on ventilators no longer testing positive for COVID. 
  • 11,259,729 Ontarians (about 75 per cent of the total population) have been fully vaccinated. 89 per cent of eligible Ontarians have at least one dose of vaccine.
  • Among the new cases are 310 unvaccinated people, 19 partially vaccinated, and 308 fully vaccinated individuals. 50 cases were reported with no vaccination status information.
  • Among the hospitalized cases (not in the ICU) are 78 unvaccinated, 10 partially vaccinated, and 48 fully vaccinated people. 
  • In the ICU are 57 unvaccinated, five partially vaccinated, and 19 fully vaccinated cases. 
  • The seven-day average incidence rate by vaccination status is 12.6 cases per 100,000 unvaccinated people, 5.1 cases per 100,000 partially vaccinated people, and three cases per 100,000 fully vaccinated people.
  • The province reported 21,476 tests were processed yesterday, resulting in a three per cent positivity rate.
  • Of the new cases reported today, 94 are from Toronto, 60 are from Peel, 57 are from Simcoe-Muskoka, and 30 are from York Region.
  • Today's new cases include 34 newborns to four-year-olds, 117 kids ages five to 11, 40 youth between 12 and 19 years old, 212 people between 20 and 39 years old, 175 people between 40 and 59 years old, 101 people between 60 and 79 years old, and seven people over 79 years old.

Public Health Ontario has confirmed 618,490 cases of COVID-19 since the start of the pandemic, and reported 601,550 recoveries and 10,000 deaths.

Since the start of the pandemic, 31,321 people have been hospitalized with COVID and 6,187 of them were in intensive care units.

The cumulative average incidence rate in the province is 4,197.7 cases per 100,000 people in Ontario.

Ontario's average weekly incidence rate last week was 35.7 cases per 100,000 people, which is up by 15.2 per cent compared to the week of Nov. 14.

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

Northern Ontario
In Northern Ontario, the breakdown of Public Health Ontario data is:
    •    Algoma Public Health: The health unit has reported 1121 cases. There are 353 known active cases. Of the eligible population 12 years and older, 92 per cent of people have at least one dose of the vaccine and 88 per cent have both doses.
    •    North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit: The health unit has reported 912 cases. There are 17 known active cases. Of the eligible population 12 years and older, 88.5 per cent of people have at least one dose of the vaccine and 84.4 per cent have both doses.
    •    Porcupine Health Unit: The health unit has reported 2,274 cases. There are 11 known active cases. Of the eligible population 12 years and older, 92 per cent of people have at least one dose of the vaccine and 86 per cent have both doses.
    •    Public Health Sudbury and Districts: The health unit has reported 3,801 cases. There are 287 known active cases. Of the eligible population 12 years and older, 93 per cent of people have at least one dose of the vaccine and 89 per cent have both doses.
    •    Timiskaming Health Unit: The health unit has reported 383 cases. There are 69 known active cases. Of the eligible population 12 years and older, 89 per cent of people have at least one dose of the vaccine and 86 per cent have both doses.
    •    Northwestern Health Unit: The health unit has reported 1,235 cases. There are 17 known active cases. Of the eligible population 12 years and older, 91 per cent of people have at least one dose of the vaccine and 86 per cent have both doses.
    •    Thunder Bay District Health Unit: The health unit has reported 3,583 cases. There are 91 known active cases. Of the eligible population 12 years and older, 95 per cent of people have at least one dose of the vaccine and 91 per cent have both doses.

The data from northern Ontario health units is based on what was available at 11 a.m. today.




Erika Engel

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