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Over 500 new COVID-19 cases reported in Peel



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Over 500 new COVID-19 cases reported in Peel

Ontario is reporting 3,270 new cases of COVID-19 today.

Twenty-nine more people have died from the virus.

Health Minister Christine Elliott says 917 cases are in Toronto, 581 in Peel, 389 in York Region and 246 in Windsor-Essex County.

There are 1,190 people currently hospitalized with COVID-19 in Ontario, including 333 patients in intensive care.

As of 8 p.m. on Sunday night, the province says 42,419 COVID-19 vaccine doses had been administered in Ontario.

Of those, 4,808 doses were administered Sunday.

Meanwhile, students across Ontario returned to the virtual classroom today as part of a provincewide lockdown.

Students in northern Ontario and elementary students in southern Ontario will resume in-person learning next week.

High schoolers in southern Ontario will continue online learning until Jan. 25.

The move is part of a provincial lockdown that began on Boxing Day and is set to last until Jan. 9 in northern Ontario and Jan. 23 in southern Ontario.

The Canadian Press

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