First new COVID-19 case in Hastings County since May 18, a third new case in Peterborough, and one new case in Kawartha Lakes

Ontario reports 134 new cases, no new cases in Northumberland or Haliburton

A medical professional holding a vial marked "Coronavirus Test" with "Positive" checked to indicate a positive COVID-19 test

Here is an update on COVID-19 cases in Ontario as well as the greater Kawarthas region.

Hastings Prince Edward Public Health has confirmed its first new case of COVID-19 since May 18. A resident of Quinte West, who tested positive for the virus after returning from travel, is in self-isolation at home and all close contacts have been identified and assessed. The health unit states there is no evidence of community transmission and this case is not associated with Canadian Forces Base Trenton.

This news comes after one day after Peterborough Public Health reported 2 new cases, the first since June 20, and then an additional case on Friday (July 31).

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There is also one new case to report in Kawartha Lakes, with two additional cases resolved. There are no new cases in Haliburton or Northumberland, with all 25 cases in Northumberland now resolved.

After two consecutive days of new cases under 100, the Ontario government is reporting a spike in new cases with 134. Of today’s new cases, 26 are in Ottawa and 24 are in Windsor-Essex.

Since the pandemic began, there have been 97 confirmed positive cases in the Peterborough area (95 resolved with 2 deaths), 176 in the City of Kawartha Lakes (156 resolved with 32 deaths), 25 in Northumberland County (25 resolved with no deaths), 13 in Haliburton County (12 resolved with no deaths), and 43 in Hastings County and Prince Edward County (38 resolved with 5 deaths). The most recent death was reported on May 7 by Hastings Prince Edward Public Health.

Province-wide, there have been 39,209 confirmed cases, an increase of 134 from yesterday’s report, with 35,074 cases (89.5% of all cases) resolved, an increase of 168. There have been 2,775 deaths, an increase of 3, with 1,795 deaths reported in long-term care homes, an increase of 2. A total of 2,171,972 tests have been completed, an increase of 30,033 from yesterday, with 29,215 tests under investigation, an increase of 948.

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. This information is at least 24 hours old, so it is not real-time data. 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: 98 (increase of 3, with 2 new cases on July 30 and 1 new case on July 31)
Active cases: 3 (increase of 3)
Deaths: 2 (no change)
Resolved: 93 (no change)
Total tests completed: Over 21,250 (increase of 200)
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.

The health unit provides reports on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, excluding statutory holidays.

Confirmed positive: 214, including 176 in Kawartha Lakes, 25 in Northumberland, 13 in Haliburton (increase of 1, in Kawartha Lakes)
Probable cases: 0 (decrease of 1)
Hospitalizations: 14 (no change)
Deaths: 32 (no change)
Resolved: 193, including 156 in Kawartha Lakes, 25 in Northumberland, 12 in Haliburton (increase of 3, 2 in Kawartha Lakes and 1 in Northumberland)
Institutional outbreaks: None (no change)

 

Hastings Prince Edward Public Health

Hastings Prince Edward Public Health’s service area is Hastings County (including Bancroft) and Prince Edward County.

The health unit provides reports on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, excluding statutory holidays.

Confirmed positive: 44 (increase 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: 38 (no change)
Total tests completed: 17,575 (increase of 122)
Institutional outbreaks: None (no change)

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Province of Ontario

Confirmed positive: 39,209 (increase of 134)
Resolved: 35,074 (increase of 168, 89.5% of all cases are resolved)
Hospitalized: 78 (decrease of 6)
Hospitalized and in ICU: 29 (increase of 2)
Hospitalized and in ICU on ventilator: 15 (decrease of 1)
Deaths: 2,775 (increase of 3)
Deaths of residents in long-term care homes: 1,795 (increase of 2, 64.7% of all deaths)
Total tests completed 2,171,972 (increase of 30,033)
Tests under investigation: 29,215 (increase of 948)

New COVID-19 cases in Ontario from June 30 - July 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 June 30 – July 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 June 30 - July 300, 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 June 30 – July 300, 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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