kawarthaNOW is providing a daily report of COVID-19 cases in the greater Kawarthas region.
This report is based on data supplied by the region’s three public health units, as retrieved by province’s integrated Public Health Information System (iPHIS). This information is at least 24 hours old, so it is not real-time data.
We will update each daily report throughout the day to reflect the most current information available. Note that each health unit provides the information in a different way.
Peterborough Public Health
Peterborough Public Health’s service area is the City and County of Peterborough and the Hiawatha and Curve Lake First Nations.
Confirmed positive: 44
Confirmed negative: 749
Under investigation: 221
Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit
The Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit’s service area is the City of Kawartha Lakes, Northumberland County, and Haliburton County.
Confirmed positive: 97 (82* in Kawartha Lakes, 13 in Northumberland, 2 in Haliburton)
Deaths: 24 (21 in Pinecrest Nursing Home in Bobcaygeon**)
*Provincial direction has changed so now all residents and staff in a long-term care home in an outbreak are to be tested for COVID-19.
**The administrator of Pinecrest Nursing Home has reported 26 deaths as of April 6, 2020.
Hastings Prince Edward Public Health
Hastings Prince Edward Public Health’s service area is Hastings County (including Bancroft) and Prince Edward County.
Confirmed positive: 21
Probable cases: 284
Province of Ontario
Confirmed positive: 4,347
Under investigation: 329
Hospitalized and in ICU: 216
Hospitalized and in ICU with ventilator: 160
For more information about COVID-19 in Ontario, visit covid-19.ontario.ca.