Province reporting 728 new COVID-19 cases, 283 patients hospitalized

Published November 20, 2021 at 11:25 am

The province is reporting 728 new COVID-19 cases today, Nov. 20 (down 65 from yesterday) and five more deaths, with the seven-day case average rising to 635.

There are 89 new cases in Toronto, 45 in Peel (Mississauga, Brampton and Caledon), 26 in Durham, 19 in Hamilton, 18 in Niagara region, and eight in Halton.

Of today’s 728 cases, 441 cases are in individuals who are not fully vaccinated or have an unknown vaccination status and 287 are in fully vaccinated individuals, according to Health Minister Christine Elliott.

283 people are hospitalized with COVID-19, of which it’s reported 215 are not fully vaccinated or have an unknown vaccination status and 68 are fully vaccinated.

22,791,463 vaccine doses have been administered in Ontario to date, with 88.9% of residents 12+ having received one dose and nearly 85.9% having received two doses.

The province says it is pausing the lifting of capacity limits in higher-risk settings “out of an abundance of caution” as the province continues to monitor public health trends.

Today’s full case data is available at the province’s website.

Photo courtesy of The Canadian Press

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