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    Ontario’s chief medical officer of health Dr. David Williams and associate chief medical officer of health Dr. Barbara Yaffe are expected to provide an update Monday on the latest COVID-19 cases in the province and discuss the public health agency’s ongoing response to the pandemic.

    Ontario reported 2,094 new COVID-19 cases on Monday, bringing the provincial total to 345,234. The death toll in the province rose to 7,337 as 10 more deaths were recorded.

    The province’s health minister, Christine Elliott, received a dose of the AstraZeneca vaccine on camera earlier Monday at a Toronto pharmacy and urged people to get vaccinated.

    “Please go and get a vaccine,” Elliott said after getting her shot. “Any one of the ones that are approved by Health Canada are fine. Pfizer, Moderna, AstraZeneca, which I received today, and the J & J vaccine.”

    “I certainly want everyone who can receive any one of the vaccines at the appropriate time to do so.”

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