Daily COVID-19 update for Peterborough and the greater Kawarthas region – April 19, 2020

Cases and deaths as reported by regional health units: Peterborough Public Health; Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit; and Hastings Prince Edward Public Health

Daily COVID-19 update for Peterborough and the greater Kawarthas region - April 19, 2020

kawarthaNOW is providing a daily report of COVID-19 cases in the greater Kawarthas region.

Here’s today summary: there are 58 confirmed positive cases in the Peterborough area, 111 in the City of Kawartha Lakes, 13 in Northumberland County, 7 in Haliburton County, and 31 in Hastings County and Prince Edward County.

That’s an increase of 4 cases from yesterday’s report, with 2 additional cases in Peterborough, 1 additional case in Kawartha Lakes, and 1 additional case in Hastings County and Prince Edward County.

There have been 35 deaths, with no increase in deaths from yesterday’s report. The last reported death was in Peterborough on Sunday, April 12th. Note: the total number of deaths now includes one originally reported on March 31st by Hastings Prince Edward Public Health; that death occurred prior to these daily updates and was inadvertently excluded as the health unit does not include deaths to date in its daily report.

Province-wide, there are 10,578 confirmed cases, an increase of 568 from yesterday’s report, and 553 deaths, an increase of 39 from yesterday’s report. The number of cases under investigation has declined by 1,087 from 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: 58 (increase of 2 from April 18)
Confirmed negative: 1,447 (increase of 43 from April 18)
Results pending: 326 (increase of 54 from April 18)
Deaths: 1 (no change from April 18)
Resolved: 31 (no change from April 18)
Institutional Outbreaks: Peterborough Regional Health Centre, St. Joseph’s at Fleming, Riverview Manor* (no change from April 18)

*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: 131, including 111 in Kawartha Lakes, 13 in Northumberland, 7 in Haliburton (increase of 1 from April 18)
Hospitalizations: 9 (no change from April 18)
Deaths: 33, including 29 in Pinecrest Nursing Home in Bobcaygeon (no change from April 18)
Institutional Outbreaks: Pinecrest Nursing Home, Ross Memorial Hospital*

**Number of cases not reported.

 

Hastings Prince Edward Public Health

Hastings Prince Edward Public Health’s service area is Hastings County (including Bancroft) and Prince Edward County.

Confirmed positive: 31 (increase of 1 from April 18)
Probable cases: 241 (decrease of 4 from April 18)
Deaths: 1*
Institutional Outbreaks: Hallowell House (Picton), Hastings Manor (Belleville)**

*This is not a new death; it was reported on March 31st before kawarthaNOW began its daily updates. As the health unit does not include the number of deaths in its daily reports, we have retroactively included the number here for accuracy.
**Number of cases not reported.

 

Province of Ontario

Confirmed positive: 10,578 (increase of 568 from April 18)
Under investigation: 5,736 (decrease of 1,087 from April 18)
Hospitalized: 809 (decrease of 19 from April 18)
Hospitalized and in ICU: 247 (decrease of 3 from April 18)
Hospitalized and in ICU with ventilator: 196 (decrease of 1 from April 18)
Deaths: 553 (increase of 39 from April 18)
Resolved: 5,209 (increase of 334 from April 18)

Confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ontario by public health unit, January 15 - April 18, 2020. (Graphic: Public Health Ontario)
Confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ontario by public health unit, January 15 – April 18, 2020. (Graphic: Public Health Ontario)

 

For more information about COVID-19 in Ontario, visit covid-19.ontario.ca.

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