kawarthaNOW is providing a daily report of COVID-19 cases in the greater Kawarthas region.
Here’s today summary: there are 93 confirmed positive cases in the Peterborough area, 160 in the City of Kawartha Lakes, 19 in Northumberland County, 8 in Haliburton County, and 43 in Hastings County and Prince Edward County.
There are 2 new cases to report today in Kawartha Lakes. There are no new cases in Peterborough, Northumberland, Haliburton, or Hastings and Prince Edward.
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 32,917 confirmed cases, an increase of 173 from yesterday’s report. A total of 28,004 cases are resolved, an increase of 220 from yesterday. There have been 2,553 deaths, an increase of 3 from yesterday, with 1,636 of the deaths being residents in long-term care homes — no change from yesterday’s report. A total of 1,096,707 tests have been completed, an increase of 25,278 from yesterday, with 24,887 tests under investigation, an increase of 3,252.
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.
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: 93 (no change)
Active cases: 3 (no change)
Deaths: 2 (no change)
Resolved: 88 (no change)
Total tests completed: Over 13,800 (increase of 250)
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: 187, including 160 in Kawartha Lakes, 19 in Northumberland, 8 in Haliburton (increase of 2)
Probable cases: 0 (no change)
Hospitalizations: 13 (no change)
Deaths: 32 (no change)
Resolved: 162 (decrease of 1)
Institutional outbreaks: Fenelon Court Long Term Care Home in Fenelon Falls (confirmed), Pinecrest Nursing Home in Bobcaygeon (suspected, not confirmed) (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, last positive case reported on May 18)
Probable cases: 181 (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: 36 (increase of 3)
Total tests completed: 7,460 (increase of 52)
Institutional outbreaks: None
Province of Ontario
Confirmed positive: 32,917 (increase of 173)
Hospitalized: 351 (decrease of 32)
Hospitalized and in ICU: 84 (decrease of 8)
Hospitalized and in ICU on ventilator: 60 (decrease of 5)
Deaths: 2,553 (increase of 3)
Deaths of residents in long-term care homes: 1,636 (no change, 64.1% of all deaths)
Total tests completed 1,096,707 (increase of 25,278)
Tests under investigation: 24,887 (increase of 3,252)
Resolved: 28,004 (increase of 220)
For more information about COVID-19 in Ontario, visit covid-19.ontario.ca.