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The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada for Monday, June 21, 2021

Last Updated Jun 21, 2021 at 11:38 am EDT

People wait in line to receive a COVID-19 vaccine in Montreal, Saturday, June 19, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (all times eastern):

11:30 a.m.

Ontario is reporting 270 new COVID-19 cases today and three more deaths attributed to the novel coronavirus.

Health Minister Christine Elliott says 47 new cases are in Toronto, 44 are in Waterloo Region and 42 are in Peel Region.

The province says 323 people are in intensive care with COVID-19-related critical illness and 202 people are on ventilators.

Ontario administered 118,625 COVID-19 vaccine doses Sunday, for a total of about 12.6 million doses.

11 a.m.

Quebec is reporting 90 new COVID-19 cases today and no new deaths attributed to the novel coronavirus.

Health officials say hospitalizations dropped by two, to 168, and 39 people were in intensive care, unchanged since the prior day.

Premier François Legault received his second COVID-19 vaccination today at Montreal’s Olympic Stadium and urged Quebecers to get fully vaccinated.

About 80 per cent of Quebecers 12 and up have received a first dose and 19 per cent are considered fully vaccinated.

10:45 a.m.

Health authorities in Nova Scotia are reporting no new cases of COVID-19 for the first time in almost three months.

Premier Iain Rankin said today it’s a great way to start the summer.

The province has 79 active reported cases, which includes three people recovering in hospital — one of them in intensive care.

Since April 1, the province has reported 4,049 cases of COVID-19 and 24 deaths linked to the novel coronavirus.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published June 21, 2021.

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