Just 19 new Covid cases in Durham


The number of new cases of Covid-19 has dropped to just 19 in Durham Region, while the vaccination numbers have now crested the half-million mark.

The seven-day average for new cases in Durham is 22, with no deaths reported in the past week. Ajax continues to lead, reporting nearly half of all new cases.

Oshawa is the municipality lagging behind when it comes to vaccines, however, with just 66.7 per cent of adults having received their first dose. All other municipalities are above the 70 per cent mark.

As for second doses, Oshawa and Ajax have the most objectors, with just 12.0 and 12.1 per cent fully vaxxed.

Sixty-point-six per cent of all Durham residents have received at least one dose, with that number jumping to nearly 71 per cent for those 18-plus. The percentage of fully vaccinated Durham adults stands at 13.5 per cent.

Ontario-wide, the province reported 447 new cases today and four deaths. One-hundred and ten of those cases were in Toronto.

As of today, Ontario has vaccinated nearly 12 million people, with 64.4 per cent of Ontarians receiving at least one dose, while 12.2 per cent are fully vaccinated.

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