Daily COVID-19 update for Peterborough and the greater Kawarthas region – May 3, 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 - May 3, 2020

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

Here’s today summary: there are 84 confirmed positive cases in the Peterborough area, 139 in the City of Kawartha Lakes, 13 in Northumberland County, 7 in Haliburton County, and 42 in Hastings County and Prince Edward County.

That’s an increase of 2 cases from yesterday’s report, with 1 new case in Peterborough and 1 new case in Kawartha Lakes. Important note: the total number of positive cases in Peterborough and Kawartha Lakes may decrease, as a number of cases may have been false positive due to a lab error.

There have been 39 deaths. The most recent death was reported on April 30 by Hastings Prince Edward Public Health.

Province-wide, there are 17,553 confirmed cases, an increase of 434 from yesterday’s report. There have been 1,216 deaths, an increase of 40 from yesterday’s report. A total of 327,505 tests have been completed, an increase of 17,146 from yesterday’s report, with 9,785 tests 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: 84 (increase of 1 from May 2)*
Confirmed negative: 2,798 (as of April 28)**
Results pending: 829 (as of April 28)**
Deaths: 3 (no change from May 2)
Resolved: 47 (no change from May 2)
Total tests completed: 3,713 (as of April 28)**

Institutional Outbreaks: St. Joseph’s at Fleming, St. John’s Senior Centre, Empress Gardens Retirement Residence, Extendicare Lakefield, Peterborough Retirement Residence (no change from May 2)***

*The total number of positive cases may no longer be accurate. On May 2, the health unit advised that 22 positive cases reported between April 22 and 29 may be false positives due to a technical error at an Ottawa laboratory.

**Due to increased testing in long-term care facilities, there is a delay in reporting these numbers.

***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: 159, including 139 in Kawartha Lakes, 13 in Northumberland, 7 in Haliburton (increase of 1 from May 2)*
Hospitalizations: 10 (no change from May 2)
Deaths: 32, including 28 in Pinecrest Nursing Home in Bobcaygeon (no change from May 2)
Resolved: 123 (increase of 1 from May 2)
Institutional Outbreaks: Pinecrest Nursing Home in Bobcaygeon, Ross Memorial Hospital in Lindsay, Case Manor in Bobcaygeon (no change from May 2)**

*The total number of positive cases may no longer be accurate. On May 2, the health unit advised that 13 positive cases at Case Manor in Bobcaygeon and Adelaide Place in Lindsay may be false positives due to a technical error at an Ottawa laboratory.

**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: 42 (no change from May 2)
Probable cases: 198 (decrease of 3 from May 2)
Deaths: 4 (no change from May 2)
Hospitalized: 1 (no change from May 2)
Hospitalized and in ICU: 1 (no change from May 2)
Hospitalized and in ICU on ventilator: 0 (no change from May 2)
Recovered: 20 (no change from May 2)
Total tests completed: 3,151 (increase of 119 from May 2)
Institutional Outbreaks: Belmont in Belleville, Hastings Manor in Belleville, Moira Place in Tweed (no change from May 2)*

*Number of cases not reported.

 

Province of Ontario

Confirmed positive: 17,553 (increase of 434 from May 2)
Hospitalized: 1,010 (increase of 33 from May 2)
Hospitalized and in ICU: 232 (increase of 11 from May 2)
Hospitalized and in ICU on ventilator: 174 (increase of 20 from May 2)
Deaths: 1,216 (increase of 40 from May 2)
Total tests completed 327,505 (increase of 17,146 from May 2)
Tests under investigation: 9,785 (decrease of 3,044 from May 2)
Resolved: 12,005 (increase of 615 from May 2)

Confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ontario by public health unit, January 15 - May 2, 2020. (Graphic: Public Health Ontario)
Confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ontario by public health unit, January 15 – May 2, 2020. (Graphic: Public Health Ontario)

 

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

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