kawarthaNOW is providing a daily report of COVID-19 cases in the greater Kawarthas region.
Here’s today summary: there are 76 confirmed positive cases in the Peterborough area, 143 in the City of Kawartha Lakes, 16 in Northumberland County, 7 in Haliburton County, and 44 in Hastings County and Prince Edward County.
That’s an increase of 4 cases from yesterday’s report, with 2 new cases reported in Peterborough, 1 new case in Kawartha Lakes, and 1 new case in Hastings/Prince Edward County.
There has been a total of 39 deaths. The most recent death was reported on May 7 by Hastings Prince Edward Public Health.
Province-wide, there are 23,384 confirmed cases, an increase of 427 from yesterday, with 17,898 cases resolved, an increase of 260 from yesterday. There have been 1,919 deaths, an increase of 15 from yesterday. A total of 559,794 tests have been completed, an increase of 5,813 from yesterday, with 2,294 tests under investigation, an increase of 105 from yesterday.
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: 76 (increase of 2 from May 18)
Confirmed negative: Data currently unavailable*
Results pending: Data currently unavailable*
Deaths: 2 (no change from from May 18)
Resolved: 69 (no change from May 18)
Total tests completed: Over 6,850*
Institutional outbreaks: Kawartha Heights Retirement Living in Peterborough (no change from May 18)
*Peterborough Public Health and its partners are currently testing in long-term care homes and retirement homes. This is rapidly increasing the number of tests performed and causing a delay in the health unit’s ability to accurately report these figures. Current data will be provided as soon as possible.
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: 166, including 143 in Kawartha Lakes, 16 in Northumberland, 7 in Haliburton (increase of 1 from May 18)
Probable cases: 0 (no change from May 18)
Hospitalizations: 11 (no change from May 18)
Deaths: 32, including 28 at Pinecrest Nursing Home in Bobcaygeon (no change from May 18)
Resolved: 139 (decrease of 1 from May 18)
Institutional outbreaks: Caressant Care Lindsay, Maplewood Nursing Home in Brighton, Kawartha Lakes Retirement Residence in Bobcaygeon, Fenelon Court Long Term Care Home in Fenelon Falls, Empire Crossing Retirement Home in Port Hope (no change from May 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: 43 (increase of 1 from May 15)*
Probable cases: 182 (no change from May 15)*
Deaths: 5 (no change from May 15)*
Hospitalized: 1 (no change from May 15)*
Hospitalized and in ICU: 0 (decrease of 1 from May 15)*
Hospitalized and in ICU on ventilator: 0 (no change from May 15)*
Recovered: 29 (increase of 1 from May 15)*
Total tests completed: 5,870 (increase of 226 from May 15)*
Institutional outbreaks: None*
*Reports were not provided for May 16-18.
Province of Ontario
Confirmed positive: 23,384 (increase of 427 from May 18)
Hospitalized: 972 (increase of 38 from May 18)
Hospitalized and in ICU: 167 (decrease of 7 from May 18)
Hospitalized and in ICU on ventilator: 123 (increase of 10 from May 18)
Deaths: 1,919 (increase of 15 from May 18)
Total tests completed 559,794 (increase of 5,813 from May 18)
Tests under investigation: 2,294 (increase of 105 from May 18)
Resolved: 17,898 (increase of 260 from May 18)
For more information about COVID-19 in Ontario, visit covid-19.ontario.ca.