Daily COVID-19 update for Peterborough and the greater Kawarthas region – May 21, 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 21, 2020

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

Here’s today summary: there are 77 confirmed positive cases in the Peterborough area, 145 in the City of Kawartha Lakes, 16 in Northumberland County, 7 in Haliburton County, and 43 in Hastings County and Prince Edward County.

That’s a net decrease of 1 case, with 1 case in Peterborough transferred to another health unit.

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 24,187 confirmed cases, an increase of 413 from yesterday, with 18,509 cases resolved, an increase of 319 from yesterday. There have been 1,993 deaths, an increase of 31 from yesterday, with 62.3% of all deaths being residents in long-term care homes. A total of 577,682 tests have been completed, an increase of 10,506 from yesterday, with 5,051 tests under investigation, an increase of 607 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: 77 (decrease of 1 from May 20)*
Confirmed negative: Data currently unavailable
Results pending: Data currently unavailable
Deaths: 2 (no change from from May 20)
Resolved: 69 (no change from May 20)
Total tests completed: Over 6,950
Institutional outbreaks: Kawartha Heights Retirement Living in Peterborough (no change from May 20)

*One positive case has been transferred to another health unit.

 

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 (no change from May 20)
Probable cases: 4 (increase of 3 from May 20)
Hospitalizations: 11 (no change from May 20)
Deaths: 32 (no change from May 20)
Resolved: 140 (no change from May 20)
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 20)

 

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 20)
Probable cases: 183 (increase of 1 from May 20)
Deaths: 5 (no change from May 20)
Hospitalized: 0 (decrease of 1 from May 20)
Hospitalized and in ICU: 0 (no change from May 20)
Hospitalized and in ICU on ventilator: 0 (no change from May 20)
Recovered: 31 (increase of 1 from May 20)
Total tests completed: 6,500 (increase of 352 from May 20)
Institutional outbreaks: None

 

Province of Ontario

Confirmed positive: 24,187 (increase of 413 from May 20)
Hospitalized: 984 (decrease of 7 from May 20)
Hospitalized and in ICU: 155 (decrease of 5 from May 20)
Hospitalized and in ICU on ventilator: 117 (decrease of 3 from May 20)
Deaths: 1,993 (increase of 31 from May 20)
Deaths of residents in long-term care homes: 1,242 (62.3% of all deaths)
Total tests completed 577,682 (increase of 10,506 from May 20)
Tests under investigation: 5,051 (increase of 607 from May 20)
Resolved: 18,509 (increase of 319 from May 20)

New COVID-19 cases in Ontario from May 1 to 20, 2020. The red line is the number of new cases reported daily, and the blue line is a projected linear trend showing an overall decrease in the number of new cases. (Graphic: kawarthaNOW.com)
New COVID-19 cases in Ontario from May 1 to 20, 2020. The red line is the number of new cases reported daily, and the blue line is a projected linear trend showing an overall decrease in the number of new cases. (Graphic: kawarthaNOW.com)

 

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

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