Ontario reports 164 new COVID-19 cases Tuesday, 1 more death

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Ontario is reporting 164 new cases of COVID-19 Tuesday and one death.

The province also says 168 cases were confirmed on Monday and one additional death.

The numbers are based on more than 11,500 tests completed on Monday and 11,700 on Sunday.

Health Minister Christine Elliott says today’s numbers include 45 new cases in Toronto, 23 in York Region, and 22 in Peel Region.

The province says more than 70,000 doses of a COVID-19 vaccine were administered over the two days for a total of nearly 19.6 million.

There are 106 people in intensive care due to COVID-related critical illness, and 78 people are on ventilators.

Of the province’s 626 long-term care homes, at least four are in an outbreak including Arbour Creek Long-Term Care Centre in Hamilton, St. Joseph’s Villa in Dundas, Labdara Lithuanian Nursing Home in Etobicoke, and The Village of Tansley Woods in Burlington.

An active COVID-19 outbreak indicates that the home has at least one lab-confirmed case of COVID-19 (in resident or staff) and the local public health unit or the home has declared an outbreak.

Here are the COVID-19 numbers for our region:

Hamilton

  • 21,686 total cases
  • 20,666 resolved cases
  • 133 active cases
  • 401 deaths
  • 25 in hospital

Niagara Region

Niagara Region has not yet updated data from Aug. 2

  • 16,352 total cases
  • 15,879 resolved cases
  • 53 active cases
  • 420 deaths
  • 1 in hospital

Halton Region

Halton Region has not yet updated data from July 30

  • 18,195 total cases
  • 17,901 resolved cases
  • 57 active cases
  • 237 deaths
  • 3 in hospital

Brant

  • 3,447 total cases
  • 3,416 resolved cases
  • 11 active cases
  • 20 deaths
  • 0 in hospital

Haldimand-Norfolk

  • 2,744 total cases
  • 2,677 resolved cases
  • 13 active cases
  • 48 deaths