Daily COVID-19 update for Peterborough and the greater Kawarthas region – May 22, 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 22, 2020

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

Here’s today summary: there are 79 confirmed positive cases in the Peterborough area, 147 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 an increase of 4 cases, with 2 new cases reported in Peterborough and 2 new cases in Kawartha Lakes. Outbreaks at Caressant Care Lindsay and Maplewood Nursing Home in Brighton were declared over on May 22.

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 24,628 confirmed cases, an increase of 441 from yesterday, with 18,767 cases resolved, an increase of 258. There have been 2,021 deaths, an increase of 28 from yesterday, with 1,262 of the deaths being residents in long-term care homes, an increase of 20. A total of 588,958 tests have been completed, an increase of 11,276 from yesterday, with 5,516 tests under investigation, an increase of 465.

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.

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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: 79 (increase of 2)
Confirmed negative: Data currently unavailable
Results pending: Data currently unavailable
Deaths: 2 (no change)
Resolved: 69 (no change)
Total tests completed: Over 7,000
Institutional outbreaks: Kawartha Heights Retirement Living in Peterborough (no change)

 

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: 170, including 147 in Kawartha Lakes, 16 in Northumberland, 7 in Haliburton (increase of 2)
Probable cases: 9 (increase of 5)
Hospitalizations: 11 (no change)
Deaths: 32 (no change)
Resolved: 139 (decrease of 1)
Institutional outbreaks: Kawartha Lakes Retirement Residence in Bobcaygeon, Fenelon Court Long Term Care Home in Fenelon Falls, Empire Crossing Retirement Home in Port Hope (decrease of 2)*

*Outbreaks at Caressant Care Lindsay and Maplewood Nursing Home in Brighton were declared over on May 22.

 

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)
Probable cases: 182 (decrease of 1)
Deaths: 5 (no change)
Hospitalized: 0 (no change)
Hospitalized and in ICU: 0 (no change)
Hospitalized and in ICU on ventilator: 0 (no change)
Recovered: 31 (no change)
Total tests completed: 6,689 (increase of 189)
Institutional outbreaks: None

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Province of Ontario

Confirmed positive: 24,628 (increase of 441)
Hospitalized: 961 (decrease of 23)
Hospitalized and in ICU: 153 (decrease of 2)
Hospitalized and in ICU on ventilator: 120 (increase of 2)
Deaths: 2,021 (increase of 28)
Deaths of residents in long-term care homes: 1,262 (increase of 20, 62.4% of all deaths)
Total tests completed 588,958 (increase of 11,276)
Tests under investigation: 5,516 (increase of 465)
Resolved: 18,767 (increase of 258)

New COVID-19 cases in Ontario from May 1 to 21, 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 21, 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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