Province reporting 740 new COVID-19 cases, 106 in Hamilton

Published August 29, 2021 at 10:47 am

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The province is reporting 740 new cases of COVID-19 today (August 29), of which 106 are in Hamilton.

Today’s Ontario cases are down 95 from yesterday and there are two new deaths (down five from yesterday), with the seven-day average rising to 688.

There are 106 new cases in Hamilton, 63 in Peel (Mississauga, Brampton and Caledon), 33 in Durham, 26 in Halton, and 24 in Niagara.

Health Minister Christine Elliott reports that 214 people are hospitalized with COVID-19, with 158 people in intensive care.

Of today’s 740 cases, 551 cases are in people who are not fully vaccinated or have an unknown vaccination status, and 189 are in fully vaccinated individuals.

20,709,011 vaccine doses have been administered in Ontario to date, with 82.8% of Ontarians 12+ having one dose and 76.0% having two doses.

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

Photo courtesy of The Canadian Press

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