Daily COVID-19 update for Peterborough and the greater Kawarthas region – May 31, 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 31, 2020

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

Here’s today summary: there are 88 confirmed positive cases in the Peterborough area, 149 in the City of Kawartha Lakes, 17 in Northumberland County, 7 in Haliburton County, and 43 in Hastings County and Prince Edward County.

There are 5 new cases reported today, including 2 in the Peterborough area, 2 in Kawarthas Lakes, and 1 in Northumberland. An outbreak at Fenelon Court Long Term Care Home in Fenelon Falls was declared over on May 30. Note: Hastings Prince Edward Public Health does not issue reports on weekends; the next update is June 1.

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 27,859 confirmed cases, an increase of 326 from yesterday. A total of 21,810 cases are resolved, an increase of 457 from yesterday. There have been 2,266 deaths, an increase of 19 from yesterday, with 1,438 of the deaths being residents in long-term care homes, an increase of 15. A total of 718,341 tests have been completed, an increase of 17,014 from yesterday, with 9,647 tests under investigation, a decrease of 3,113.

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 health units and 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: 88 (increase of 2)
Deaths: 2 (no change)
Resolved: 75 (increase of 1)
Total tests completed: Over 8,450 (increase of 400+)
Institutional outbreaks: None (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: 173, including 149 in Kawartha Lakes, 17 in Northumberland, 7 in Haliburton (no change)
Probable cases: 0 (no change)
Hospitalizations: 11 (no change)
Deaths: 32 (no change)
Resolved: 147 (increase of 2)
Institutional outbreaks: Kawartha Lakes Retirement Residence in Bobcaygeon, Empire Crossing Retirement Home in Port Hope (decrease of 1)*

*The health unit has declared the outbreak at Fenelon Court Long Term Care Home in Fenelon Falls over on May 30. The outbreak was declared on May 18 after one asymptomatic staff person tested positive for COVID-19 during enhanced surveillance testing.

 

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 (no change)*
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: 32 (no change)*
Total tests completed: 7,252 (increase of 100)*
Institutional outbreaks: None*

*These numbers are from May 29. The health unit does not issue reports on weekends. The next update is on June 1.

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Province of Ontario

Confirmed positive: 27,859 (increase of 326)
Hospitalized: 781 (decrease of 20)
Hospitalized and in ICU: 118 (decrease of 3)
Hospitalized and in ICU on ventilator: 90 (increase of 6)
Deaths: 2,266 (increase of 19)
Deaths of residents in long-term care homes: 1,438 (increase of 15, 63.5% of all deaths)
Total tests completed 718,341 (increase of 17,014)
Tests under investigation: 9,647 (decrease of 3,113)
Resolved: 21,810 (increase of 457)

New COVID-19 cases in Ontario from May 1 - 30, 2020. The red line is the number of new cases reported daily, and the dotted green line is a five-day moving average of new cases. (Graphic: kawarthaNOW.com)
New COVID-19 cases in Ontario from May 1 – 30, 2020. The red line is the number of new cases reported daily, and the dotted green line is a five-day moving average of new cases. (Graphic: kawarthaNOW.com)
COVID-19 tests completed in Ontario from May 1 - 30, 2020. The red line is the number of tests completed daily, and the dotted green line is a five-day moving average of tests completed. (Graphic: kawarthaNOW.com)
COVID-19 tests completed in Ontario from May 1 – 30, 2020. The red line is the number of tests completed daily, and the dotted green line is a five-day moving average of tests completed. (Graphic: kawarthaNOW.com)

 

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

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