Ontario is reporting another 864 cases and three more deaths, released Thursday morning.
Ontario has administered 35,463 , with 21,283,180 vaccines given in total as of 8 p.m. the previous night.
According to the , 11,047,037 people in Ontario have received at least one shot. That works out to approximately 84.8 per cent of the eligible population 12 years and older, and the equivalent of 74.3 per cent of the total population, including those not yet eligible for the vaccine.
The province says 10,236,143 people have completed their vaccinations, which means they’ve had both doses. That works out to approximately 78.5 per cent of the eligible population 12 years and older, and the equivalent of 68.9 per cent of the total population, including those not yet eligible for the vaccine.
The province now includes data that reflects . Ontario warns that the new process may cause discrepancies between other hospitalization numbers being collected using a different process, and that the data may not match daily COVID-19 case counts.
The province reports 533 COVID-19 cases were confirmed in unvaccinated people, 56 were partially vaccinated, and 209 cases in fully vaccinated people. Again, the province warns the data may not match daily COVID case counts because records with a missing or invalid health card number can’t be linked.
The seven-day average is at 732 cases daily, or 35.2 weekly per 100,000. Ontario’s seven-day average for deaths is at 7.6 daily.
The province says 34,365 tests were completed the previous day, and a 2.4 per cent positivity rate.
There are 348 people currently hospitalized with COVID-19 in the province, including 167 patients in intensive care testing positive for COVID-19. There are 120 people on ventilators.
Locally, Ontario reports 162 cases in Toronto, 122 in Peel Region, 78 in York Region, 64 in Ottawa and 53 in Hamilton.
Meanwhile, one more residents in long-term care has died for a total of 3,807 since the pandemic began, .
Ontario is reporting no new long-term-care homes in outbreak, for a total of seven or 1.1 per cent of LTC homes in the province.
This data is self-reported by the long-term care homes to the Ministry of Long-Term Care. Daily case and death figures may not immediately match the numbers posted by the local public health units due to lags in reporting time.
There is one more confirmed case of the Alpha variant first detected in the United Kingdom, for a cumulative total of 146,452 cases.
There are no new cases in Ontario of the Beta variant first detected in South Africa, for a cumulative total of 1,502 cases.
There are no new cases of the Gamma variant first found in Brazil, for a cumulative total of 5,227 cases.
There are 236 more cases of the Delta variant first detected in India, for a cumulative total of 15,925 cases.
Urbi Khan is a Toronto-based staff reporter for the Star. Reach her via email: