Daily COVID-19 update for Peterborough and the greater Kawarthas region – May 23, 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 23, 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, 148 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 1 case, with 1 new case reported in Kawartha Lakes. Note: the most recent report from Hastings Prince Edward Public Health is May 22; the next report will be available on May 25.

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 25,040 confirmed cases, an increase of 412 from yesterday, with 19,146 cases resolved, an increase of 279. There have been 2,048 deaths, an increase of 27 from yesterday, with 1,282 of the deaths being residents in long-term care homes, an increase of 20. A total of 599,986 tests have been completed, an increase of 11,028 from yesterday, with 5,871 tests under investigation, an increase of 355.

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 (no change)
Confirmed negative: Data currently unavailable
Results pending: Data currently unavailable
Deaths: 2 (no change)
Resolved: 69 (no change)
Total tests completed: Over 7,200
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: 171, including 148 in Kawartha Lakes, 16 in Northumberland, 7 in Haliburton (increase of 2)
Probable cases: 8 (decrease of 1)
Hospitalizations: 11 (no change)
Deaths: 32 (no change)
Resolved: 141 (increase of 2)
Institutional outbreaks: Kawartha Lakes Retirement Residence in Bobcaygeon, Fenelon Court Long Term Care Home in Fenelon Falls, Empire Crossing Retirement Home in Port Hope (no change)

 

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*

*Based on last update on May 22. Next update will be on May 25.

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Province of Ontario

Confirmed positive: 25,040 (increase of 412)
Hospitalized: 912 (decrease of 49)
Hospitalized and in ICU: 147 (decrease of 6)
Hospitalized and in ICU on ventilator: 119 (decrease of 1)
Deaths: 2,048 (increase of 27)
Deaths of residents in long-term care homes: 1,282 (increase of 20, 62.6% of all deaths)
Total tests completed 599,986 (increase of 11,028)
Tests under investigation: 5,871 (increase of 355)
Resolved: 19,146 (increase of 279)

New COVID-19 cases in Ontario from May 1 to 22, 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 22, 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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