kawarthaNOW is providing a daily report of COVID-19 cases in the greater Kawarthas region.
Here’s today summary: there are 56 confirmed positive cases in the Peterborough area, 110 in the City of Kawartha Lakes, 13 in Northumberland County, 7 in Haliburton County, and 30 in Hastings County and Prince Edward County.
That’s a total increase of 5 cases from yesterday’s report, with 2 additional cases in Peterborough, 1 additional case in Kawartha Lakes (reported by Ross Memorial Hospital), and 2 additional cases in Hastings County and Prince Edward County.
There have been 34 deaths, with no increase in deaths from yesterday’s report. The last reported death was in Peterborough on Sunday, April 12th.
Province-wide, there are 10,010 confirmed cases, an increase of 485 from yesterday’s report, and 514 deaths, an increase of 36 from yesterday’s report. An additional 840 tests were conducted since yesterday’s report.
This report is based on data supplied by the province’s integrated Public Health Information System (iPHIS), as well as any additional information supplied by hospitals. This information is at least 24 hours old, so it is not real-time data.
We publish the daily report, usually by late afternoon, with the most current information released by health units. Note that each health unit reports 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: 56 (increase of 2 from April 17)
Confirmed negative: 1,404 (increase of 31 from April 17)
Results pending: 272 (increase of 10 from April 17)
Deaths: 1 (no change from April 17)
Resolved: 31 (no change from April 17)
Institutional Outbreaks: Peterborough Regional Health Centre, St. Joseph’s at Fleming, Riverview Manor* (no change from April 17)
*Number of cases not reported.
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: 129, including 110 in Kawartha Lakes, 13 in Northumberland, 7 in Haliburton (increase of 1 from April 17, in Kawartha Lakes*)
Hospitalizations: 9 (no change from April 17)
Deaths: 33, including 29 in Pinecrest Nursing Home in Bobcaygeon (no change from April 17)
Institutional Outbreaks: Pinecrest Nursing Home**, Ross Memorial Hospital***
*The health unit has not yet reported this additional case, but Ross Memorial Hospital announced on April 18 that one inpatient has tested positive.
**Number of cases not reported.
**The health unit has not yet reported this outbreak, but Ross Memorial Hospital declared an outbreak on April 18.
Hastings Prince Edward Public Health
Hastings Prince Edward Public Health’s service area is Hastings County (including Bancroft) and Prince Edward County.
Confirmed positive: 30 (increase of 2 from April 17)
Probable cases: 245 (no change from April 17)
Institutional Outbreaks: Hallowell House (Picton), Hastings Manor (Belleville)*
*Number of cases not reported.
Province of Ontario
Confirmed positive: 10,010 (increase of 485 from April 17)
Under investigation: 6,833 (increase of 840 from April 17)
Hospitalized: 828 (decrease of 1 from April 17)
Hospitalized and in ICU: 250 (decrease of 5 from April 17)
Hospitalized and in ICU with ventilator: 197 (decrease of 3 from April 17)
Deaths: 514 (increase of 36 from April 17)
Resolved: 4,875 (increase of 681 from April 17)
For more information about COVID-19 in Ontario, visit covid-19.ontario.ca.