Province reporting highest daily COVID-19 cases since June 4; 114 in Mississauga and Brampton

Published August 28, 2021 at 11:07 am

The province is reporting 835 new cases of COVID-19 today, August 28 (up 54 from yesterday) and seven new deaths (down 10 from yesterday), with the seven-day average rising to 686.

This is the province’s most cases since June 4, when it reported 914 cases.

There are 114  new cases in Peel (Mississauga, Brampton and Caledon), 90 in Hamilton, 44 in Durham, 16 in Niagara, and 12 in Halton.

Health Minister Christine Elliott reports that 162 people are in ICU, of which 154 are not fully vaccinated or have an unknown vaccination status, and eight are fully vaccinated.

20,679,316 vaccine doses have been administered in Ontario to date, with 82.7% of Ontarians 12+ having one dose and nearly 75.9% having two doses.

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

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