kawarthaNOW is providing a daily report of COVID-19 cases in the greater Kawarthas region.
There are no new cases to report today in the greater Kawarthas region.
In Peterborough, the last positive case was reported on June 20 and all cases are resolved. There are no new cases to report in Kawartha Lakes, Northumberland, or Haliburton. One additional case has been resolved in Kawartha Lakes and one additional case has been resolved in Northumberland.
No report is available today for Hastings and Prince Edward counties (the next report will be available on July 15). However, the last positive case reported there was on May 18.
Since the pandemic began, there have been 95 confirmed positive cases in the Peterborough area (93 resolved with 2 deaths), 171 in the City of Kawartha Lakes (151 are resolved), 24 in Northumberland County (22 resolved), 10 in Haliburton County (10 resolved), and 43 in Hastings County and Prince Edward County (37 resolved).
There has been a total of 39 deaths since the pandemic began, with 32 of these deaths in Kawartha Lakes. The most recent death was reported on May 7 by Hastings Prince Edward Public Health.
Province-wide, there are 36,950 confirmed cases, an increase of 111 from yesterday’s report. A total of 32,785 cases (88.7% of cases) are resolved, an increase of 122 from yesterday. There have been 2,723 deaths, an increase of 1 from yesterday, with 1,729 of the deaths being residents in long-term care homes (a decrease of 1, with no explanation provided). A total of 1,729,059 tests have been completed, an increase of 16,744 from yesterday, with 13,918 tests under investigation, an increase of 6,081.
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: 95 (no change, last positive case was on June 20)
Active cases: 0 (no change)
Deaths: 2 (no change)
Resolved: 93 (no change)
Total tests completed: Over 19,300 (no change)
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.
Note: effective July 30th, the health unit will only be updating its report on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, excluding statutory holidays.
Confirmed positive: 205, including 171 in Kawartha Lakes, 24 in Northumberland, 10 in Haliburton (increase of 4, including 1 in Kawartha Lakes, 3 in Northumberland)
Probable cases: No longer reported
Hospitalizations: 13 (no change)
Deaths: 32 (no change)
Resolved: 183, including 151 in Kawartha Lakes, 22 in Northumberland, 10 in Haliburton (increase of 2)
Institutional outbreaks: None
Hastings Prince Edward Public Health
Hastings Prince Edward Public Health’s service area is Hastings County (including Bancroft) and Prince Edward County.
Note: The health unit is now only updating its report on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, excluding statutory holidays. These numbers are from July 13; the next report will be issued on July 15.
Confirmed positive: 43 (no change, last positive case reported on May 18)
Probable cases: 181 (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: 37 (no change)
Total tests completed: 13,331 (increase of 221)
Institutional outbreaks: None (no change)
Province of Ontario
Confirmed positive: 36,950 (increase of 111)
Resolved: 32,785 (increase of 122, 88.7% of all cases are resolved)
Hospitalized: 137 (increase of 33)*
Hospitalized and in ICU: 30 (increase of 2)
Hospitalized and in ICU on ventilator: 21 (increase of 1)
Deaths: 2,723 (increase of 1)
Deaths of residents in long-term care homes: 1,729 (decrease of 1, 63.5% of all deaths)**
Total tests completed 1,729,059 (increase of 16,744)
Tests under investigation: 13,918 (increase of 6,081)
*Although this is an increase of 33 admissions from the value reported yesterday (104), that value was based on a subset of hospitals who had reported over the weekend. Now that most hospitals have updated their weekend numbers there were, in fact, 130 admitted patients yesterday (not 104), so the actual increase is 7.
**No explanation is provided for the decrease in the number of deaths.
For more information about COVID-19 in Ontario, visit covid-19.ontario.ca.