kawarthaNOW is providing a daily report of COVID-19 cases in the greater Kawarthas region.
Here’s today summary: there are 78 confirmed positive cases in the Peterborough area, 143 in the City of Kawartha Lakes, 16 in Northumberland County, 7 in Haliburton County, and 43 in Hastings County and Prince Edward County.
For the second day in a row, that’s an increase of 4 cases, with 2 new cases reported in Peterborough and 2 new cases in Kawartha Lakes.
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 23,774 confirmed cases, an increase of 390 from yesterday, with 18,190 cases resolved, an increase of 292 from yesterday. There have been 1,962 deaths, an increase of 43 from yesterday, with 63% of all deaths being residents in long-term care homes. A total of 567,176 tests have been completed, an increase of 7,382 from yesterday, with 4,444 tests under investigation, an increase of 2,150 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: 78 (increase of 2 from May 19)
Confirmed negative: Data currently unavailable*
Results pending: Data currently unavailable*
Deaths: 2 (no change from from May 19)
Resolved: 69 (no change from May 19)
Total tests completed: Over 6,900*
Institutional outbreaks: Kawartha Heights Retirement Living in Peterborough (no change from May 19)
*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: 168, including 145 in Kawartha Lakes, 16 in Northumberland, 7 in Haliburton (increase of 2 from May 19)
Probable cases: 1 (increase of 1 from May 19)
Hospitalizations: 11 (no change from May 19)
Deaths: 32, including 28 at Pinecrest Nursing Home in Bobcaygeon (no change from May 19)
Resolved: 140 (increase of 1 from May 19)
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 19)
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 (no change from May 19)
Probable cases: 183 (increase of 1 from May 19)
Deaths: 5 (no change from May 19)
Hospitalized: 0 (decrease of 1 from May 19)
Hospitalized and in ICU: 0 (no change from May 19)
Hospitalized and in ICU on ventilator: 0 (no change from May 19)
Recovered: 30 (increase of 1 from May 19)
Total tests completed: 6,148 (increase of 278 from May 19)
Institutional outbreaks: None
Province of Ontario
Confirmed positive: 23,774 (increase of 390 from May 19)
Hospitalized: 991 (increase of 19 from May 19)
Hospitalized and in ICU: 160 (decrease of 7 from May 19)
Hospitalized and in ICU on ventilator: 120 (decrease of 3 from May 19)
Deaths: 1,962 (increase of 43 from May 19)
Deaths of residents in long-term care homes: 1,224 (63% of all deaths)
Total tests completed 567,176 (increase of 7,382 from May 19)
Tests under investigation: 4,444 (increase of 2,150 from May 19)
Resolved: 18,190 (increase of 292 from May 19)
For more information about COVID-19 in Ontario, visit covid-19.ontario.ca.