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    On Wednesday, health officials in Ontario are reporting 807 new infections of COVID-19. Before yesterday the province reported three straight days of daily case counts fewer than 700 new infections. The last time case counts were above 850 was back on June 4.  There are at least 326 people in Ontario hospitals due to COVID-19, 34 of the people are fully vaccinated and 292 patients are unvaccinated or have an unknown status.

    The seven-day rolling average is up to 731 as it was at 665 at this point last week. The Ministry of Health says the positivity rate is at 3.2 per cent as it processed 27,293 tests in the last 24-hour period. 628 of the confirmed cases today were among people who are unvaccinated, partially vaccinated or their status is unknown. There were 179 cases in people who are fully vaccinated but still got infected by the virus.

    The province is currently in Step 3 of its COVID-19 reopening plan. Indoor dining, gyms, hair salons, movies, and more are allowed to open with limited capacity and restrictions. There were 175 new cases in Toronto, 85 cases in York Region, 136 cases in Peel Region, and 50 in Durham Region. Hamilton logged 46new cases, 49 in Ottawa, Windsor-Essex logged 72 and all other regions reported less thn 30.

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