Daily COVID-19 update for Peterborough and the greater Kawarthas region – April 23, 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 23, 2020

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

Here’s today summary: there are 60 confirmed positive cases in the Peterborough area, 117 in the City of Kawartha Lakes, 13 in Northumberland County, 7 in Haliburton County, and 37 in Hastings County and Prince Edward County.

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

A new COVID-19 outbreak has been declared at St. John’s Centre, a retirement home in Peterborough. Additional details are not yet available.

There have been 34 deaths, with the last reported death was in Peterborough on Sunday, April 12th. This is a reduction of 1 death from yesterday’s report — the death of a Pinecrest resident previously attributed to COVID-19 is now deemed to be unrelated, as the resident had a negative COVID-19 test result.

Province-wide, there are 12,879 confirmed cases, an increase of 634 from yesterday’s report, and 713 deaths, an increase of 54 from yesterday’s report. A total of 194,745 tests have been completed, an increase of 10,214 from yesterday’s report, with 6,757 cases under investigation.

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: 60 (increase of 1 from April 22)
Confirmed negative: 1,763 (increase of 89 from April 22)
Results pending: 429 (increase of 22 from April 22)
Deaths: 1 (no change from April 22)
Resolved: 38 (increase of 2 from April 22)
Total tests completed: 2,252 (increase of 102 from April 22)
Institutional Outbreaks: St. Joseph’s at Fleming, St. John’s Centre*

*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: 137, including 117 in Kawartha Lakes, 13 in Northumberland, 7 in Haliburton (no change from April 22)
Hospitalizations: 10 (no change from April 22)
Deaths: 32, including 28 in Pinecrest Nursing Home in Bobcaygeon*
Resolved: 98 (no change from April 22)
Institutional Outbreaks: Pinecrest Nursing Home, Ross Memorial Hospital* (no change from April 22)

*The death of one Pinecrest resident previously attributed to COVID-19 is now deemed to be unrelated, as the resident had a negative COVID-19 test result. The decision was made in consultation with provincial public health authorities.
**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: 37 (increase of 1 from April 22)
Probable cases: 238 (increase of 4 from April 22)
Deaths: 1 (no change from April 22)
Hospitalized: 6*
Hospitalized and in ICU: 2*
Hospitalized and in ICU on ventilator: 1*
Institutional Outbreaks: Hastings Manor (Belleville)**

*This is a new statistic publicly reported by the health unit as of April 23
**Number of cases not reported.

 

Province of Ontario

Confirmed positive: 12,879 (increase of 634 from April 22)
Hospitalized: 887 (increase of 9 from April 22)
Hospitalized and in ICU: 233 (decrease of 10 from April 22)
Hospitalized and in ICU on ventilator: 185 (decrease of 7 from April 22)
Deaths: 713 (increase of 54 from April 22)
Total tests completed 194,745 (increase of 10,214 from April 22)
Tests under investigation: 6,757 (decrease of 88 from April 22)
Resolved: 6,680 (increase of 459 from April 22)

 Confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ontario by public health unit, January 15 - April 22, 2020. (Graphic: Public Health Ontario)

Confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ontario by public health unit, January 15 – April 22, 2020. (Graphic: Public Health Ontario)

 

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

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