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Province reporting 1,791 new COVID-19 cases, 18 deaths

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Province reporting 1,791 new COVID-19 cases, 18 deaths

The province is reporting 1,791 new COVID-19 cases today, March 21 (down from the 1,829 cases reported yesterday) and 18 new deaths linked to the virus.

There are 495 new cases in Toronto, 350 in Peel, 177, in York Region, 106 in Durham, 89 in Hamilton, and 52 in Halton.

Since yesterday, 1,353 more cases are considered resolved and over 49,200 additional tests completed.

As of 6:00 p.m. yesterday, 1,521,705 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in Ontario.

The province announced on Friday that patios can reopen to customers in Peel and Toronto as of March 20, while red zone regions such as Halton and Hamilton can increase their indoor restaurant capacity.

Starting Monday, March 22, Ontario residents 75 years and older will be able to book vaccination appointments online at Ontario.ca/bookvaccine or by calling the Provincial Vaccine Information Line at 1-888-999-6488.

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

Photo courtesy of The Canadian Press

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