COVID-19: Hamilton reports just 6 new cases on Monday


Published July 12, 2021 at 3:16 pm


The City of Hamilton is reporting just six newly confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Monday (July 12) and no new deaths associated with the virus.

According to Public Health Services data, posted on the city’s website, there are 103 active cases of the virus in the community at the moment and three active outbreaks.

The outbreaks are occurring at three Hamilton workplaces, including two cases at Kirin Air Systems, four cases at the St. Joseph’s Villa hair salon and three at Duarte’s Supermarket.

To date, there have been 21,397 coronavirus cases in Hamilton since it was first reported here in March 2020 and 400 people with COVID-19 have died.

In the meantime, Ontario is reporting 114 newly confirmed cases on Monday, which is the lowest daily case count seen since early last September.

The province also recorded no new deaths for the second time in a week and noted that 121,653 doses of COVID-19 vaccines had been administered in the last day.

As for the vaccine rollout in Hamilton, as of Monday, 639,574 doses have been administered in the city. Approximately 75.1 per cent of those 18 years of age and older have received a first dose and 52.9 per cent of those eligible have been fully vaccinated.

— Photo courtesy The Canadian Press

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