COVID-19 cases climb by 2

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Algoma Public Health reports two new cases of COVID-19, both from Sault Ste. Marie and area.

Each caught the virus from close contact, APH reported Monday evening.

All are self-isolating.

This brings the total number of confirmed cases to 338 since March. Thirty-two cases are active as of Monday, Algoma Public Health says.

There are currently two COVID-19 hospitalizations. There have been four deaths in Algoma District.

Meanwhile, Ontario is reporting 3,436 new cases of COVID-19 Monday and 16 more deaths attributed to the novel coronavirus.

Health Minister Christine Elliott says there are 985 new cases in Toronto, 714 in Peel Region, and 351 in York Region.

The Health Department says 1,925 people are in hospital with the disease, but notes that more than 10 per cent of hospitals did not submit data over the weekend.

More than 53,000 doses of a COVID-19 vaccine had been administered in Ontario since Sunday’s report, for a total of more than 5.3 million doses.

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