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Ontario Reports 5,744 New COVID-19 Infections

Health officials confirm 4,132 hospital patients with COVID-19, including 589 in ICUs.

The province is reporting 5,744 new COVID-19 infections today. 

However, officials are reporting 59 new deaths from the virus, one of which occurred over a month ago. 

There were 34,579 tests conducted the previous day. 

Currently, there are 4,132 people hospitalized with COVID-19, 47 percent of which were admitted for other reasons but tested positive. 

There are 589 ICU patients battling the virus, 82 percent of which were admitted due to COVID-19. 

Over 29.6 million vaccinations have been administered in Ontario. 

About 91.5 percent of Ontarians 12 and older have one shot and 88.8 percent have two doses. 

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