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Ontario reports 2,584 new COVID-19 cases, 24 more related deaths

TORONTO — Ontario is reporting 2,584 new COVID-19 cases today.

The province says 24 more people have died from the virus. 

The data is based on 42,320 tests administered over the past 24 hours. 

There were 1,546 COVID-19 patients in Ontario hospitals as of Saturday morning.

Of those, 714 patients were in intensive care and 516 were on ventilators. 

Ontario administered 154,104 COVID-19 vaccine doses on Friday for a total of more than 6,925,232 million doses given out over the course of the provincial immunization drive.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published May 15, 2021.

The Canadian Press